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Citation:  Myers, A., Greiman, L., von Reichert, C., & Seekins, T. (2016). Rural matters: The geography of disability in rural America report. ,
Title:  Rural matters: The geography of disability in rural America report
Authors:  Myers, A., Greiman, L., von Reichert, C., & Seekins, T.
Year:  2016
Journal/Publication: 
Publisher:  Missoula, MT: The University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities
Full text:  http://rtc.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/research-findings/geography/   
Peer-reviewed?  No
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  This analysis serves as the basis for understanding the geographic relationship among people with disabilities living in rural areas and their service providers, specifically Centers for Independent Living, Aging and Disability Resource Centers, and hospitals. Outcomes of this analysis will provide opportunity to strategically coordinate the locations of service facilities and improve service delivery in isolated rural communities.
Purpose:  The objective of this study is to depict the distribution and demographics of people with disabilities living in rural areas and the services available to them.

Disabilities served:  Multiple disabilities
Populations served:  Consumers receiving federal financial assistance through TANF