By Dick Uliano, WTOP
Four group homes in the D.C. area serving individuals with intellectual disabilities have soldiered through the pandemic, keeping all residents safe, so far.
The precautions are critical because of the COVID-19 risk to people who live in congregant housing and the disease’s high risk of serious illness and death for people with intellectual disabilities.
“The virus has changed our lives; it’s changed how we live. It’s impacted us in so many ways,” said Luke Smith, executive director of L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.