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Information and Resources Related to COVID-19

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General Information

Cases of COVID-19 in the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Frequently Asked Questions

CDC COVID-19 Toolkit for People with Disabilities

COVID-19 Public Health Webinar Series

CMS COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for State Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Agencies

USDOE OCR Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students

Association of Persons Supporting Employment First COVID-19 Links and Action Alerts

Lack of Paid Sick Leave a Coronavirus Threat

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Questions and Answers Document

Supporting Children and Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alerts about fraud schemes related to the novel coronavirus

Public Health is for Everyone Toolkit Updates: COVID-19 Resources

Receiving IRS Economic Impact Payments and FDIC Video - How to Open a Bank Account 

Financial Health During COVID-19

Parent Guidance on Transitioning Back to School During a Pandemic

CDC Toolkit for K-12 Schools

COVID-19 Vaccine Information at

COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit from CDC

Pandemic Helpline for People with IDD and Caregivers

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine  from CDC

Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines  from CDC


Information for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Resources on Coronavirus Response

Administration for Community Living (ACL) COVID-19 Information for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

COVID-19 Support Guidelines for Individuals with IDD During the Pandemic from the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD)

United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD) COVID-19 information and resources

Resources for home-bound families of kids with special needs ([En español])

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 from NIH

Administration for Community Living (ACL) COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Guidance "Cheat Sheet"


Accessible Materials

Plain-Language Information on Coronavirus

Wearing a Mask Social Story

Communication supports for children and adults with complex communication needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Georgia Tech COVID-19 Accessible Materials

Animated Videos on Telehealth from OHSU UCEDD

COVID-19 Vaccine Informational Video  from NY State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine  plain language handout from New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Social Story: Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine from ThinkEquitable English Spanish

Easy to Read COVID-19 Safety from CDC

#COVID-19 ASL YouTube videos from CDC


Louisiana Specific

Louisiana Department of Health, Information on COVID-19 Cases and State Resources

Governor Edwards' Stay-at-Home Order

Louisiana Governor’s Office COVID-19 Resources

Disability Rights Louisiana: Response to COVID-19

Louisiana Department of Education’s Guidance and Resources

Louisiana Disability Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus Pandemic and School Closings

Insurance Changes During Coronavirus Pandemic

Caring for an autistic child during the Coronavirus pandemic

Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council COVID-19 Information and Resources



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