The Money Follows the Person (MFP) program, which helps get people with disabilities out of institutions and back in their homes, needs to be made permanent. So do important protections for Medicaid eligibility.
United Spinal supports the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act to responsibly end the 14(c) program, which allows employers to pay people with disabilities less than the minimum wage.
When it comes to opportunities for work after SCI/D, there is some positive news on the horizon. With the job market expanding and US unemployment rates at a low, it is a good climate for individuals with disabilities to return to work.