Many fell through cracks COVID crisis. Here’s how to fix it, disabilities leaders say

By Gene Meyers., November 23, 2020

Leaders in the disability community who condemned the state’s COVID-19 response in a recent report said one fi is obvious to anyone with a disability and it’s shocking that it wasn’t to others.

Expand the office of the New Jersey “Ombudsman for Individual with Intellectual an Developmental Disabilities and Their Families” to the “Office of the Ombudsman for People with Disabilities and Their Families,” and fewer people in need fall between the cracks, posited the report, which outlined 23 ways the state failed to protect the disabled community during the pandemic.

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