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Save the date for the Release of the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
January 28, 2021
Virtual Release of the Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
When: February 9 – 12, 2021
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. EST each day
Where: Register now via this link: Webinar Registration
This annual event shares the research and ongoing work of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC), which is part of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire.
The agenda for the event is still being finalized, but will include:
- Day 1 – Release of the Annual Report, Compendium and State Reports. These are three web-based tools that make finding and using disability statistics easier for individuals, advocates, researchers, and others.
- Day 2 – Updates on Federal Data Collection Efforts
- Day 3 – Implications of COVID-19 for the Population with Disabilities
- Day 4 – Disability and African Americans
RTC:Rural contributed updated rural data to the compendium, including statistics on poverty, income, employment, age, race, disability type and insurance coverage across metropolitan, micropolitan and non core areas. These data highlight the disparity that exists between disability rates across urban and rural areas with rural areas consistently reporting higher rates of disability.
As data on disability in rural areas is now available annually, the RTC:Rural will continue to update data on disability in rural areas to the compendium.