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Arkansas / Disabled Children Program #153866

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(In eastern Arkansas: Linda Pattillo) The dispersal of money through the federal program for disabled children in Arkansas examined; scenes shown from Parkin, Arkansas, while the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is explained. [Mother Brenda SMITH - comments.] [Arkansas legislature state representative Pat FLANAGAN, former teacher Sarah BROOME, teacher Theresa SANDERS, East Arkansas Children's Clinic Dr. Curtis PATTON - explain the abuse of the SSI system.] The ease with which children can be certified as disabled so that their parents can then can get direct payments from the government outlined.

Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda

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