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View the Data Tables to get a more robust analysis of the data on family caregivers collected throughout the 2010 Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) survey. The data focuses on issues including educational, housing, employment and support needs of people with ID/DD and their families.
It is important to understand and respond to the needs of family caregivers who support individuals with ID/DD. The 2010 Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) survey focused on issues including educational, housing, employment and support needs of people with ID/DD and their families.
Over half (52.6%) of non-elderly adults with I/DD about whom caregivers reported in the FINDS survey received Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This data brief describes the characteristics and circumstances of these adult SSI recipients with I/DD and the families who care for them.
Despite recent progress in employment legislation and local-level employment initiatives, finding and securing meaningful and community-based employment opportunities continues to be a major challenge for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).