This journal article seeks to understand the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the health and participation of people with mobility disabilities living in the community. The researchers surveyed 39 people with mobility disabilities on the effects of the pandemic on their health and access to health care. Results showed that many experiences were caused by lack of appropriate policies rather than the pandemic itself.
In this episode of the ADA Live! broadcast, presenters discuss the impact of post-COVID health on the workplace, employees, and employers – and its effect on our economic recovery. Guest: Sharon Rennert, Senior Attorney Advisor, in the Division of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (ADA/GINA), Office of Legal Counsel in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
This Disability and Health journal article describes a study which sought to investigate the experiences of individuals self-directing during COVID-19. In particular, researchers used semi-structured interviews to explore the following areas: 1) How have individuals maintained access to HCBS and workers?; 2) How have individuals maintained safety against COVID-19?; and 3) How have individuals maintained their health and well-being?
A collection of articles, videos, and factsheets developed by the Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Burn Model Systems to help individuals with these injuries and their caregivers stay healthy.
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