Young adults with disabilities are three times more likely to live in poverty when they mature into adulthood than their peers without disabilities.
9.8% of Tulsa residents under age 65, roughly 62,645 people, are living with some kind of disability.
22% of American adults have a disability, of that 10.6% struggle specifically with a cognitive disability affecting their ability to recall, make decisions and concentrate.
208,732 Oklahomans ages five and up have cognitive difficulties.
Information based on 2015 data from The American Community Survey/Census and provided to Shining Honor Project by the Gatesway Foundation.