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Pandemic means Americans with disabilities aren’t getting the services they need | PBS NewsHour

For more than 60 million Americans with disabilities, the rapid spread of COVID-19 is especially dangerous. Many live in long-term care facilities, and they are twice as likely to experience poverty as those without disability. But so far, legislation has fallen short on help. We hear some of their stories, and Stephanie Sy talks to Rebecca Cokley of the Center for American Progress.

Source: Pandemic means Americans with disabilities aren’t getting the services they need | PBS NewsHour


By Eve Reiland

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