State mental retardation/developmental disability (MR/DD) agencies provided day and employment supports to over 466,500 people in 2001. Approximately 23% of individuals supported by MR/DD agencies nationwide were employed in integrated employment settings, with individual state outcomes ranging from 2% to 56%.
Fichthorn, Katherine and Gilmore, Dana Scott, "Data Note: Relationship Between Integrated Employment and State Unemployment Rates for MR/DD Consumers" (2006). Data Note Series, Institute for Community Inclusion. 39.