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Rafu Shimpo: Asian Americans With Disabilities Face More Barriers Than Others With Disabilities

disabilityA new report out found that Asian Americans with disabilities face barriers both within the Asian American community and among the general population, reported

Rafu Shimpo.

The report found that many disabled Asian Americans want to find jobs and gain economic independence, but must overcome major obstacles to do so.

Only 9.2 percent of Asian Americans with disabilities are employed, lower than any other ethnic group.

The report was conducted by Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC).

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