Our Mission: to empower all people with a disability to live independent, self-empowered lives.
Our Vision: full opportunity for all through self-empowerment, self-determination and equal access
One in five people have a disability.
Did you know that in the State of Florida
The poverty rate for persons with disabilities (25.8%) was 12% higher than those without disabilities (13.1%).
The employment rate for people with disabilities (31%) was 45.4% less than those without disabilities (76.4%).
A total of 18,073 individuals with disabilities are homeless.
A total of 174,400 individuals with disabilities were uninsured, 290,400 were receiving Medicare, and 427,400 were receiving Medicaid.
Working-age people without education past a high school diploma was 7% higher for people with disabilities (34.3%) than those without disabilities (27.3%).
Median household income was $16,000 less for people with disabilities ($40,100) than those without disabilities ($56,100).