The impact of COVID-19 on disabled people | Summary of secondary research, updated December 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has caused significant challenges for many people, affecting our health, lifestyles, and wellbeing.

Disabled people face additional barriers in many areas of life, including being physically active.

This document from Activity Alliance, using a review of recent research, outlines the social impact of the pandemic and restriction measures on disabled people, and the impact on physical activity levels.

The information in the document includes:

  • wellbeing and support
  • shielding and self-isolation
  • finances and benefits
  • impact on physical activity and,
  • case studies.

Read the research here: The impact of COVID-19 on disabled people_Summary of secondary research