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The COVID-19 lockdown is 'breaking families' of people with disability

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People with disability and their families felt forgotten amid the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic and many struggled to make ends meet, new research shows. 

Every Australian Counts surveyed more than 700 National Disability Insurance Scheme participants and their families in May-June about the early impact of COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdown. 

Almost a third (32 per cent) of respondents said their costs had gone through the roof, leaving them feeling stressed, anxious and stretched almost to breaking point.

To read the full article, please visit the Australia Pro Bono website.



Source:
Luke Michael, 2020, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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