Colorado, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania rate as the top three states for people with disabilities for 2016, according to data compiled on Rankings.com, a site devoted to providing product and resource rankings.
A Rankings.com research team led by occupational therapist Megan Elizabeth Driscoll, MOT, OTR/L, collected data across 37 types of state statistics and then categorized them among five main concerns among people with disabilities: community accessibility, employment and economic independence, access to specialized healthcare, independent home living, and availability of disability benefits, according to a release from Rankings.com.
The top three states, according to their rating as to how well the criteria were met, were: Colorado (8.3), Minnesota (7.9), and Pennsylvania (7.4).
Rounding out the top 10 were: Washington (7.4), New Jersey (7.2), Illinois (7.1), Massachusetts (7.1), New York (7.0), Connecticut (6.9), and Utah (6.7).
For more information and to view the report, visit Rankings.com.
[Source(s): Rankings.com, PRWeb]