Study: Many Adults With Disabilities Do Nothing All Day

A significant number of adults with developmental disabilities have no regular, daily activities, a situation that’s symptomatic of larger problems, new research indicates.

The finding comes from a survey of nearly 800 siblings of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities from across the country. In nearly 13 percent of cases, siblings reported that their brothers and sisters with disabilities were not involved in any sort of routine vocational or educational activities.

 

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One Response to Study: Many Adults With Disabilities Do Nothing All Day

  1. Lyda M. Marchiano says:

    That is because the people that are suppose to help them don’t. It is because they don’t know their job, don’t care, or have caseloads that are too large.