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Mon December 9, 2013

Real Jobs Sought For Alabamians With Disabilities

An advocacy group is calling to phase out segregated sheltered workshops for Alabamians with disabilities.
Credit Alabama Family Trust

An advocacy group is calling to phase out segregated sheltered workshops for Alabamians with disabilities.

Leaders of the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program say taxpayer money now going to the workshops would be better used to move Alabamians with disabilities into regular jobs, where they are part of the community.

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