An Estimate of the Number of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Receiving Supplemental Security Income Benefits and Their Characteristics


This paper was prepared as part of the Project to Design a Survey of Persons with Developmental Disabilities. The overall purpose of this project was to develop a national survey design that would provide data on a nationally representative sample of persons. This paper was conducted to develop a National Survey of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons in Community Settings. Analyses are conducted of various national data sets which include persons with developmental disabilities to help develop national estimates of the developmentally disabled population and to help guide the survey design effort. [32 PDF pages]

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