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Pacific ADA Center (Region 9)

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance.

Barriers the COVID-19 Pandemic Created for People with Disabilities

November 15, 2021

The Rocky Mountain ADA Center report, "Barriers the COVID-19 Pandemic Created for People with Disabilities" summarizes current barriers the COVID-19 pandemic created for people with disabilities that are in addition to what they are already experiencing.  

Access to healthcare and proper medical equipment, access to transportation, lack of resources to assist with activities of daily living, increased risk due to other underlying conditions, increased risk due to living facilities, inability to properly access telemedicine, and many other barriers mentioned in this report have been identified and discussed as ongoing issues throughout this pandemic.