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Intellectually Disabled Struggling to Find Work

Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them. Even when they find work, it’s often part time, in a dead-end job or for pay well below the minimum wage.


Women are more driven to a higher-paying job, a new study finds. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Survey: Young Women Value Career More Than Young Men

Two-thirds (66 percent) of young women ages 18 to 34 rated career high on their list of life priorities, compared with 59 percent of young men. In 1997, 56 percent of young women and 58 percent of young men felt the same way.