Another Troubling Media Story on Social Security Disability

On October 6th CBS’ 60 Minutes aired a piece they dubbed “Disability, USA” in which they perpetuated many of the same myths and inaccuracies seen in other media coverage earlier this year. The Arc is deeply concerned that to press the panic button on the funding stream for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is irresponsible. We’re discouraged to see 60 Minutes join other national media in reporting that puts people who rely on these programs to survive on edge – especially when the truth is much less sensational but also much more interesting. Learn more about the story and get the facts on Social Security disability on The Arc’s blog.

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