At a rate of 75%, pervasive poverty exists among adults with an intellectual disability, significantly restricting income security and disability supports to ensure a good life in community.

Our goal is for Canadians with an intellectual disability to have the income and resources they need to secure a good quality of life and fully participate in all aspects of their communities.

Assuring Income Security and Equality for Canadians with Intellectual Disabilities and the Families
CACL - National Report Card 2009