COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

INFORMATION ABOUT DISABILITIES & COVID-19

 

City of Boston Information and Resources on COVID-19

City of Cambridge COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities 

Free Communication Tools for Patients with COVID-19 in Multiple Languages

Coronavirus & Stigma Infographic

Safeguard Against Disability Discrimination During COVID-19

Disability Terminology Chart

Coping with Stress & Fear from COVID-19

COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities

COVID-19 Printable Fact Sheets

Successful Communication with People with Disabilities

State Health Coverage Strategies for COVID-19

Promoting Financial Health and Resiliency for People with Disabilities and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

UNICEF Repository of Multilingual & Disability Resources

National Council on Independent Living COVID-19 Information, Resources, and Opportunities

Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

Special Olympics Coronavirus Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Guidance for Independent Living Centers to become Food Pantries

ACL Older Adults and People with Disabilities

CoronaVirus (COVID-19) ¿Qué deben saber los adultos mayores y las personas con discapacidad?

Procedimientos de Prevención de Spaulding a COVID-19 Vigentes a partir del 16 de marzo de 2020

ADVOCACY, HEALTH COVERAGE, & COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

American Association on Health & Disability COVID-19 Resources

Attorney General Guidance: Rights of Disabled Persons to Accommodations During COVID-19 Crisis

Disability Rights & COVID-19 Resources

Civil Rights, HIPAA, & COVID-19

Inspector General Warns About New Social Security Benefit Suspension Scam

Spaulding Rehabilitation Patient Support

Spaulding Rehabilitation Community Partners & Government Agencies

States Offering Special Enrollment Periods for COVID-19

Community Catalyst social media posts and graphics to promote enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Key Questions About the New Increase in Federal Medicaid Matching Funds for COVID-19

Key Questions About the New Medicaid Eligibility Pathway for Uninsured Coronavirus Testing

Five Innovative State Medicaid Approaches to Combat COVID-19

CAREGIVERS

 

Tip sheets for working with individuals with different types of disability

Preparedness for Caregivers During COVID-19

COVID-19 Resources for Family Caregivers

Coronavirus Information for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Tips for Family Caregivers and COVID-19

COGNITIVE OR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIIES

COVID-19: Know Your Rights and Prepare

Plain Talk Guide to COVID-19 (English, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, Audio/Video, and Transcript versions)

Let's Talk COVID-19 (English, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese)

COVID-19 Plain Language Video

MGH COVID-19 TESTING TOOLKIT FOR PATIENTS WITH AUTISM

Toolkit Introduction

Detailed Social Story (English)

Simple Social Story (English)

Social Story (Spanish)

AUTISM

Flu Teaching Story, “Everyone Gets Sick Sometimes”

Don’t Share Your Germs, A Social Story About Staying Healthy

Handwashing Routine

How long do I wash my hands?

Toolkit for Supporting People with Autism During COVID-19

Exercise Connection

DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

Free Communication Tools for Patients with COVID-19 in Multiple Languages

Clear Window Surgical Masks

COVID-19 Visual Tool for Communicating with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Patients

Communications & Medical Access in the Hospital During Disasters: Temporary Recommendations for Hospitals and Medical Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Visual Communication Tool

Name Badge for Patients Who Are Hard of Hearing

 

ASL RESOURCES
 

ASL Video Series about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control

Topics include:

  • When to Get Medical Care for COVID-19

  • Social Distancing

  • Do Your Part to Slow the Spread

  • Parents Supporting Children

  • Managing Stress & Anxiety

  • Caring for Someone at Home Who May Have COVID-19

  • 10 Things You Can Do To Manage COVID-19 at Home

  • Symptoms of COVID-19

  • COVID-19 Prevention Tips in ASL

  • What Older Adults Need to Know about COVID-19

  • What is My Risk for COVID-19

 

Facts about COVID-19 in ASL

Flattening the Curve

COVID-19: Know How it Spreads

Message about COVID-19 in ASL: North Carolina Division of Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

WHO Video: What people can do to protect themselves and others from getting the new coronavirus

Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) Information on COVID-19

CSD’s free hotline brings the deaf community important and accessible information on COVID-19 in American Sign Language (ASL) and English Message from National Association of the Deaf about COVID-19

COVID-19: Medical Communication Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

COVID-19: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communication Access Recommendations for the Hospital

COVID-19: Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

COVID-19: Guidelines for Healthcare Providers – Video-Based Telehealth Accessibility for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

TDI's Communication Guide and Telehealth Guidelines for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Educational games for middle and high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing

Stories for Children from the BU Deaf Education Library

Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources from the Hellen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

MOBILITY DISABILITIES

Precautions for Wheelchair and Assistive Technology Users

Durable Medical Equipment Reuse

Hand Hygiene for People with Spinal Cord Injury

SCI, flu, and Coronavirus

Respiratory Health & SCI 

NCHPAD Inclusive Home Workouts

Physical Activity Alliance At Home Resources

National Center on Health, Physical Activity, & Disability PE Distance Learning at Home

VISION IMPAIRMENT

 

American Council for the Blind COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources

Executive Director, Sassy Outwater-Writght, talks about MABVI’s response to COVID-19 crisis

Contact Us

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Boston, MA 02114

(617) 724-7658

disparitiessolutions@partners.org

 

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