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🔗https://www.lightyearfoundation.org/news/online-classes-launched Inclusive active-learning dance classes for disabled children. Pro
Explaining COVID-19 - Guides and Social Stories
Visual guides, social stories, and other aids for sharing information about COVID-19 by and for disabled individuals.
🗣International Disability Alliance
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Useful links and resources for disabled people during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities
List of resources for Disabled people in the UK
Information Resources on COVID-19 in alternative formats, BSL etc
Guides to help business help their disabled employees, customers and look after mental health.
✉️@cdctweets [email protected]
List of resources for those who are parents for or caring for children with disabilities
With so much out there about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and confusion about the virus and its impact on families with disabled children, we wanted to make sure we offered you somewhere to go where all the most important information you need is in the one place.
Free resources to support people through the Coronavirus pandemic
UK Gov Guidelines on accessibility formatting
Regularly updated collection of all Coronavirus updates for blind people
Clearing house of resources
Letter to UK Secretary of State from MP and Shadow Women and Equalities Secretary Marsha De Cordova advocating that people who or blind or have limited sight be included as a vulnerable group.
Daily updates as well as general health adviced.
🗣National Deaf Children's Society
Support for deaf children and those working with them including links to sources for BSL content.
We have gathered together useful resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including some good easy read guides, for people with a learning disability in Wales.
Keep Safe UK (Photosymbols)
These resources explain coronavirus in easy-read for organisations or anyone communicating the disease to people who are leaning difficulties or learning support needs
MYOWNFRONTDOOR has been set up by @RightfulLives to support people and organisations campaigning for the rights and well being of autistic people and people with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
🇬🇧 🔗 http://autono.me.uk/Covid-19/
Offering FREE support to vulnerable people throughout the pandemic to help them manage self isolation Covid-19 - AutonoMe Combining people and technology to help those with Learning Disabilities overcome barriers to independence
Advice for people with Cerebral Palsy on Coronavirus
List of resources for people who have invisible disabilities.
🗣International Disability Alliance
There is a list of solicitors with expertise in disability and special education needs (SEN) cases
✉️[email protected] @DrOliverLewis [email protected]
This is a summary of guidance from international human rights bodies in relation to the protection of the rights of people with disabilities in the Coronavirus pandemic. Extensive research and bibliography
✉️[email protected] @disrightsuk
Extensive guide covering 15 topics that give advice relating to the rights of people with disabilities during the pandemic in the UK
Special Needs Alliance
Support group for individuals with and without disabilities - a great place to socialize
News, resources and perspectives pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
Forum for people living with MS
Parkinsons UK Community Facebook Group
Free, open-source iOS & Android app that allows non-verbal patients to communicate using head tracking. Potential use case with ventilator-dependent patients. Similar tools in healthcare cost tens of thousands of dollars and aren’t widely available.
Communication cards for COVID-19 treatment/carer teams with deafness/ conditions that prevent them from being able to speak
🇬🇧🔗https://www.widgit.com/products/health/covid19-communication-chart.htm Communication charts developed by speech and language therapists to enable non-verbal communication between patients who are unable to speak and healthcare professionals. Translated into 47 languages to date, more to come.
🗣British Deaf Association
British Sign Language (BSL) videos and resources
Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Coronavirus resources for carers from Mencap
Overview of how COVID-19 can impact on the lives from a medical and social perspective of people with disabilities
Blind journalist Kate Pounds explores the particular challenges the virus has thrown up.
Blogs on Disability Culture, Language, Reading, writing, politics, policy and activism.