Research Finds Half Of Disabled Virginians Live In Financial Hardship

New reserach finds half of Virginia residents with disabilities struggle to afford the basics for living. The study from the Rappahannock United Way and its research partner United For ALICE found that in 2019 the number of those who were Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed was more thsn twice federal estimates. Researchers determined that during the pandemic, people with disabilities below the ALICE Threshold were three times more likely to be anxious than those without disabilities.