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COVID-19 pandemic impacts on adults with developmental disabilities

Project ID: 2020-035/2021 0950 103 000
Type of Response: Research project
Knowledge User: Reena
ICES Scientists: Yona Lunsky, Rob Balogh, Lesley Plumptre
Summary: Reena, a non-profit organization which supports the community of individuals with developmental disabilities, is interested in measuring the impact of COVID-19 on adults with developmental disabilities in comparison to those without developmental disabilities, specifically in terms of demographics, clinical characteristics, and health outcomes. The Knowledge User will use the data requested to track patterns of care, and subsequently prioritize individuals who require increased support. This research will further go on to inform a harmonized approach between health and social services for this vulnerable population.
Status: Completed