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Seeking Older Adults and/or People with Disabilities for Survey on Changes in Travel Behavior During COVID-19
The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the University at Buffalo is interested in learning about changes in the travel behavior of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey is open to any individuals who are aged 65 and older and/or adults with disabilities. As an incentive for taking the survey, participants can enter a drawing to win a $50 gift card. The deadline to participate is October 15, 2020.
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center is looking for adults with all types of disabilities to participate in virtual focus groups discussing healthcare, accessibility, and employment-related gaps in the COVID-19 response.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the opening of Stage I of the Inclusive Design Challenge. The Challenge seeks innovative design solutions that can enable people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities to use automated vehicles. Stage I concept proposals are due October 30, 2020.
Check out our latest episode on "COVID-19 and "College" to learn more about how the pandemic is affecting students with disabilities and post-secondary education institutions.