Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to an impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas.
Recent estimates in the United States show that about one in six, or about 15%, of children aged 3 through 17 years have a one or more developmental disabilities https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/people.html
In 2014 about 1 in 8 civilian non-institutionalized, men and women with a work limitation, aged 18-64 in the United States were employed. https://www.disabilitystatistics.org/
About 1 in 3 civilian non-institutionalized, men and women with a work limitation, aged 18-64 in the United States lived in families with incomes below the poverty line. https://www.disabilitystatistics.org/
Penn-Mar’s customized approach to community-based employment has a zero exclusion commitment to anyone who wants to work. No one is turned away because of their disability.