COVID-19 Special Collection

Social Isolation and Loneliness Among People with Disabilities Pre- to Post-COVID

This article highlights a research report looks into social isolation and loneliness among people with disabilities during COVID lockdowns. This data was collected in 2021, one year into the pandemic, but before vaccine roll-out. The authors compare this post-COVID to previously collected data pre-COVID to see what has changed. The previous report is available at

Keywords (including specific disabilities and audiences): Social isolation, loneliness, urban, rural communities
Disability area: Cross disability
Life area: Community participation
Product type: Report/Research brief
Published: 2021-12-14
Produced by: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Place-Based Solutions for Rural Community Participation, Employment, and Health (90RTCP0002 Learn more about this project.)