Research shows people with disabilities are at risk for mental health problems.
Nearly one in four Americans lives with a disability. For some, that means a compromised immune system and greater risk for the coronavirus. Advocates are sounding the alarm that Congress needs to do more to help this population of society’s most vulnerable.
This new normal risks being a society without disabled people, Amy Kavanagh writes.
Americans with disabilities are largely left out of the U.S. coronavirus response despite being uniquely affected by the disease, says Johns Hopkins epidemiologist and ophthalmologist Bonnielin Swenor