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List of COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

List of COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

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When would I use it?

Where can I find it?

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for people with disabilities living in the community.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for direct service providers.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for group homes for people with disabilities.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for direct service providers, caregivers, parents, and people with developmental and behavioral disorders.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for people with underlying medical conditions.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for children with underlying medical conditions.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information on masks including adaptations and alternatives for wearing masks.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for
handlers of service and therapy animals.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to find the latest information for teachers, paraprofessionals, and other staff who may assist students with disabilities.

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School Decision-making tool

When would I use it?

When you want to help parents, guardians, and caregivers with decision making about sending kids (including those with disabilities) to school.

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Health Department resources

When would I use it?

When you want to search for what health departments are doing to assist people with disabilities during COVID-19.
(Search for: Disability)

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Print, Video, and Social Media Materials

When would I use it?

When you want to find communication resources for people with disabilities.

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HHS civil rights bulletin

When would I use it?

When you want to understand the civil rights of people with disabilities with respect to COVID-19.

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Direct services locator

When would I use it?

When you want to connect people to local services via the Eldercare Locator.

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Resources from federal disability partner

When would I use it?

When you want to know how the Administration for Community Living is helping people with disabilities during COVID-19.

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Factsheet on healthcare rights

When would I use it?

When you want to understand the rights of people with disabilities who are receiving medical care.

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Resources from non-federal disability partner

When would I use it?

When you want to help people with disabilities communicate their wants and needs related to hospitalization during COVID-19.

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Resources from non-federal disability partner

When would I use it?

When you want to connect people with disabilities and caregivers to plain language materials, guidance for day programs, employment information, and other resources.

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Report on activities of state councils

When would I use it?

When you want to understand how state councils on developmental disabilities are addressing COVID-19.

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Resources from non-federal disability partner

When would I use it?

When you want to connect people with disabilities with practical information on COVID-19 (e.g., keeping wheelchairs clean, social distancing).

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Emergency preparedness resources

When would I use it?

When you want to learn more about emergency preparedness planning for people with disabilities.

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Emergency preparedness resources

When would I use it?

When you want to learn more about personal emergency preparedness for people with disabilities.

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Emergency preparedness resources

When would I use it?

When you want to connect people with disabilities, their families, allies, and organizations assisting disaster-impacted individuals with disabilities with immediate and urgent disaster related needs to information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance, and resources.

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Web content

When would I use it?

When you want to learn more about Health Equity Considerations for people with disabilities).

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