Call for shift in law allowing sub-minimum wage for people with disabilities stirs fear in state

Posted: May 13, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: May 14, 2018 at 4:39 p.m.

Tiyun Nealy works on an art project at Arkansas Promise, a research project that provides education, employment training and support services for 2,000 Arkansas teenagers with disabilities to help them develop job skills.

Alexis Brown used to think that having a disability meant her life had to look a certain way, that she wouldn't have choices when she grew up.

Art instructor Adrianne Toney (center) provides guidance to Austin Miller Burns (right) during a class at Arkansas Promise, a project aimed at helping...

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