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dc.contributor.author Anderson, Raeda en
dc.contributor.author Usmanov, George en
dc.contributor.author Thompson, Nicole en
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-20T21:01:33Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-20T21:01:33Z
dc.date.issued 2022 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities 10: 266-281. en
dc.identifier.issn 2330-4219 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/223479
dc.description 37th Annual Assistive Technology Conference Scientific/Research Proceedings, online 2022 en
dc.description.abstract The COVID-19 pandemic led to a rapid increase of online engagement. High levels of online engagement continue across different contexts including ordering food and meals, telehealth, and working remotely in the United States. This study examines these behaviors for adults with disabilities online engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic via analysis of data from a self-administered online survey by adults in the US with disabilities (N=409) on food access, school and work, health, and social activities. Online food access was common as 53.5% ordered groceries and 55.3% ordered meals. Of students, 96.0% attended class online. Of respondents who are currently working, 82.5% attended a meeting online. 26.2% of respondents attended an online fitness class and 60% had a telehealth appointment. The most common online social event was attending a virtual party or social gathering (55.3%), followed by streaming a concert or a play (38.9%), and attending a religious event (36.2%). Online engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic varies for people with different types of disabilities. The most notable differences existing in telehealth appointments. People with learning disabilities, anxiety, difficulty speaking, upper extremity limitations were more likely to have completed more telehealth appointments than people with other types of disabilities. en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent 15 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge. en
dc.rights Copyright 2022 by the authors and California State University, Northridge en
dc.subject Online engagement en
dc.subject COVID-19 pandemic en
dc.subject disabilities en
dc.subject online engagement during COVID-19 en
dc.title People with Disabilities Online Engagement During COVID-19 en
dc.type Article en
dc.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 4.0 Unported License. en


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