☷New Report on Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities Research Findings
Administration for Community Living ( By Press Release office)
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ACL’s National Institute of Disability , Independent Living , and Rehabilitation Research ( NIDILRR ) released a report , Impact of the COVID - 19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities ( PDF ) . The report highlights examples of key research findings on the impact of the pandemic on people with disabilities as well as available resources from the NIDILRR grantee community . The report includes findings from studies focusing on specific groups that were particularly hard hit , such as people with intellectual and developmental disabilities , people from marginalized communities , and people with mental health disorders . The report also highlights findings and resources in specific areas of community engagement and participation , rural communities , education services , telehealth , and employment and return - to - work accommodations . Finally , the report identifies research gaps and opportunities for further research . View additional information and resources related to COVID - 19 pandemic from the NIDILRR grantee community . View the report . NIDILRR , part of ACL , generates new knowledge and promotes its effective use so that people with disabilities can perform activities of their choice in the community . NIDILRR also works to expand society’s capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities .
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