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Peer Support Specialist Work and Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Longitudinal Study

This Psychiatric Services brief report describes a study that followed up with peer support specialists (PSSs) responding to an earlier survey to assess the pandemic’s continued employment and personal effects. A total of 496 PSSs completed both surveys. Unemployment remained at 7%. The proportion with full-time employment increased by December, but financial instability also increased. Tasks involving individual support and group facilitation, which had decreased significantly, rebounded somewhat by December, when nearly all PSSs (86%) reported having some new tasks.

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Both Employers and Workers with Disabilities Are Feeling the Effects of COVID-19 on Employment and Earnings

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Employment, ADA, and Post-COVID Health

In this episode of the ADA Live! broadcast, presenters discuss the impact of post-COVID health on the workplace, employees, and employers – and its effect on our economic recovery. Guest: Sharon Rennert, Senior Attorney Advisor, in the Division of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (ADA/GINA), Office of Legal Counsel in the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Employment Consequences of COVID‑19 for People with Disabilities and Employers

This journal article reports on a survey of 733 people with disabiltiies and 67 employers to understand what employment effects to people with disabilities experience and what business changes do employers encounter as a result of the pandemic.

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Company Characteristics, Disability Inclusion Practices, and Employment of People with Disabilities in the Post COVID-19 Job Economy: A Cross Sectional Survey Study

This journal article investigates company characteristics and effective disability inclusion practices in the post-COVID economy that are related to employment of people with disabilities.

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The Importance of Employment to Workers With Preexisting Behavioral Health Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

An article published in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. Researchers surveyed 270 working adults with psychiatric disabilities in April and May 2020. This is the first study to suggest the important role that work played for people with preexisting behavioral health disorders during the pandemic, with both positive and negative influences, and important implications for services and supports. 

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Fact Sheet on Disability and Telework During the Pandemic

This fact sheet summarizes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to describe trends in telework for people with and without disabilities during the pandemic (PDF).

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Workers with Disabilities Were Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, but Stayed Engaged in the Labor Force

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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