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This document provides stories of barriers experienced by Indigenous, racialized, Black, 2SLGBTQI+ people. 
This report was written by IRIS’ Doris Rajan for Justice Canada during the onset of the pandemic in 2020. The report focuses on experiences in Western Canada, including British Colombia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
Information is provided about the kinds of serious problems diverse people with disabilities experience. There are also details about the ways that people try to address these problems. In addition, the report looks at the impacts of these difficulties on the lives of diverse people with disabilities.
Thirty people with disabilities took part in the study which was conducted using interviews and through one focus group. A wide range of people with disabilities is represented in the group with a range of ages, and household income as well. 
Of particular relevance to The Accessibility Exchange users are the focus on problems related to access to health, social and education services, problems with insurance companies, and employers. 
This resource contains the discussion guide for the focus group.

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