This report presents key findings from a mixed methods study of Medicaid covered dental care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).The report shows that adults with I/DD that live in states that provide Medicaid coverage for preventive dental care are three times more likely to receive preventive dental care, relative to adults with […]
This article describes the harmful impact of restrictive asset limits on low-income families’ ability to save for the future.
This blog examines an expected outcome of the Build Back Better Act that should receive more attention — the role of BBB in promoting family economic mobility. The blog discusses how BBB will help working families get ahead by reducing harmful benefit cliffs.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created to allow undocumented immigrants brought here as children to apply for protection from deportation and work permits. Some states also allowed DACA recipients to enroll in Medicaid. This report provides a more detailed look at health insurance coverage status of DACA recipients, particularly those with […]
This fact sheet shows the disparities in economic hardship experienced by children in 2019. These hardships have been exacerbated during the pandemic. For more information about economic hardships experienced by young children, under age 9, please click here.
This fact sheet shows the disparities in economic hardship experienced by young children, under age 9, in 2019. These hardships have been exacerbated during the pandemic. For more information about economic hardships experienced by all children, please click here.
This infographic depicts the organizational flow of policies used to help support economic mobility for low-income women and their families. The aim was to create legislative change, as well expand budgeting for various programs.
Twenty-eight million working families and individuals rely on public benefits, such as childcare subsidies, SSI, Medicaid, SNAP, free school lunch, EITC, or free pre-K to make ends meet; however, public benefit programs sometimes penalize families as they earn more. Program administrators and policymakers have the power to improve and streamline program rules, but they need […]
This report is the final of three that describes the social and economic needs of low-income immigrants in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, New York, commonly referred to as Long Island. It was supported by a 3-year grant from the New York State Office for New Americans (ONA) Community Navigator Program, through a subcontract with the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). This third and final report synthesizes […]
This report is the culmination of an 18-month New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) research grant awarded to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) to identify barriers to oral health and health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and to develop a […]