The Extra Costs of Living with a Disability in the U.S. — Resetting the Policy Table


Researchers at Stony Brook University, the University of Tennessee, National Disability Institute, and the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing estimate that a household containing an adult with a disability that limits their ability to work requires, on average, 28 percent more income (or an additional $17,690 a year) to obtain the same standard of living as a similar household without a member with a disability.1

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