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Examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on community engagement for people with mobility disabilities

This journal article explores the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with mobility disabilities across a variety of topics related to community engagement including social interactions with family and friends, and access to caregivers, groceries, transportation, and employment. Findings from this rapid research emphasize the need for emergency preparedness strategies, accessible and reliable resources related to technology use (e.g., Internet), and continued access to services for people with disabilities to maintain various aspects of community participation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future.

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Community participation
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Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Promoting Interventions for Community Living (RRTC/PICL)
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Journal article
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