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Job hunting with a developmental disability

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California's unemployment rate crept up to 11.5 percent in May, far worse than the national rate of 9.4 percent. By any measure those numbers are bad. But estimates of the jobless rate for people with developmental disabilities are twice that high. And organizations working to place people with autism and Down syndrome in jobs say they're facing a double hit in the current economy.

Reporter: Rachel Dornhelm

KQED's The California Report
Thursday, June 25, 2009