Neighborhood Effects on Social Participation of Children With and Without Disabilities


Mansha Mirza, Yoonsang Kim

Abstract


Few studies have examined how neighborhood characteristics affect the social participation of children with and without disabilities. Analysis of survey data from 20 low-income U.S. neighborhoods confirmed that neighborhood safety and stability influence social participation. Furthermore, children with disabilities have lower odds of social participation, though disparities vary by location.

Keywords


social participation; children; neighborhood effects

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