One in every five people in Illinois has a disability, and the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting them disproportionately. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are two to three times as likely to die of coronavirus.
Reset checks in with leaders of a Chicago-based disability rights advocacy group about their efforts to prioritize disabled people in the city and state’s vaccine rollout.
GUESTS: Karen Tamley, president and CEO at Access Living
Angel Miles, health and community-based services policy analyst at Access Living
NOTE: You can find a full transcript of this interview here.