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Health Equity for People With IDD Requires Vast Improvements to Data Collection

Scott D. Land, Margaret A. Turk

"Health equity for people with intellectual and developmental disability requires vast improvements to data collection: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Scott Landes, was published in Disability and Health Journal.

October 2, 2023

New Research by Landes Finds COVID-19 Was Leading Cause of Death Among People with IDD in 2020

Scott Landes, Julia Finan, Margaret Turk

The COVID-19 mortality burden was greater for people with than without IDD during the first year of the pandemic.

September 20, 2022

See related: COVID-19, Longevity

Perceived impacts of COVID-19 on wellbeing among US working-age adults with ADL difficulty

Claire B.Pendergrast, Shannon M.Monnat
This study compares perceived COVID-19 physical and mental health, social and financial impacts for US working-age adults with and without ADL difficulty.
June 1, 2022

Landes study on COVID-19 impact on people with IDD in California published

Scott D. Landes, Margaret A. Turk & Ashlyn Wong
December 10, 2020

See related: State & Local

Landes study on COVID, people with IDD living in group homes published

Scott D. Landes, Margaret A. Turk, Margaret K. Formica, Katherine E. McDonald, J. Dalton Stevens
COVID-19 appears to present a greater risk to people with IDD, especially those living in congregate settings. 
July 1, 2020

Landes study on COVID-19 fatalities among people with IDD published

Margaret A. Turk, Scott D. Landes, Margaret K. Formica & Katherine D. Gross
COVID-19 appears to present a greater risk to people with IDD, especially at younger ages.
June 1, 2020

See related: State & Local

Heflin publishes study linking food insecurity and disability

Colleen M. Heflin, Claire E. Altman & Laura L. Rodriguez
March 21, 2019

See related: Food Security

Wilmoth, London, Heflin study on VA disability benefit programs published in DHJ

Janet Wilmoth, Andrew London & Colleen Heflin
June 30, 2015

See related: Veterans

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