This study explored the impact of the pandemic on the mental health and well-being of Latinx caregivers of children with IDD. Specifically, researchers (1) identified which social determinants of health are correlated with maternal caregivers perceived general health, mental health, and well-being; (2) explored the impact of the pandemic on families’ overall eating and physical activity routines; and (3) identified emergent themes from caregivers’ experiences during the pandemic.
In this archived webinar, parents with disabilities discuss the challenges of parenting during the pandemic and share their strategies and solutions to meet those challenges and support their families during this very difficult time.
A blog post describing the #COVIDDisParenting twitter chat from March 2020 where parents with disabilities shared their helpful strategies for staying healthy, active, and engaged; unique concerns and experiences; preparedness and unmet needs; and more from the National Research Center on Parents with Disabilities and their Families.
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