How COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Disability Community And Responders

New and changing protocols like social distancing are easier to follow for some than others.

VIRUS OUTBREAK DISABILITIES
For millions of disabled people and their families, the coronavirus crisis has piled on new difficulties and ramped up those that already existed. Rick Bowmer / ASSOCIATED PRESS
VIRUS OUTBREAK DISABILITIES
For millions of disabled people and their families, the coronavirus crisis has piled on new difficulties and ramped up those that already existed. Rick Bowmer / ASSOCIATED PRESS

How COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Disability Community And Responders

New and changing protocols like social distancing are easier to follow for some than others.

How are the needs of people with disabilities and those who care for them being taken into consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Reset talks with two disability advocates to hear about the unique obstacles for the disabled community and what resources are available.

GUESTS: Kira Meskin, community reintegration advocate at the Progress Center For Independent Living; primary leader of the PPE for People with Disabilities Coalition

Laura VanPuymbrouck, assistant professor at Rush University’s Department of Occupational Therapy