Coronavirus campaign

 

Commonwealth of Virginia

 

The Arc of Virginia had collected and posted an amazing library of  documents, videos, policy changes, and other resources to help families in this time of crisis.

 

The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) has created this resource to help the use of the federal government’s Economic Impact Payments: Supporting the Use of the Economic Impact Payment

 

The Virginia Department of Social Services has launched a mobile app and website designed to be a “one-stop” resource for benefits and information during the coronavirus outbreak. The new COVID-19 Virginia Resources website and app include information about food assistance, child care, health care and other benefits.

 

There is also confidential support for anyone dealing with family violence, sexual assault or abuse. The Virginia Department of Health released a new site, called COVID-19 and You, which is designed to give Virginia more personalized and interactive information regarding the pandemic.

 

Updated resources from CDC on COVID-19 related to individuals with disabilities:

People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders
 
Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders
 
Guidance for Group Homes for Individuals with Disabilities
 
Guidance for Direct Service Providers
 
 

Plain Language Materials

 

Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus – created by the Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center

 

Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades

 

Important Things to Know About COVID-19 – created by the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

 

Coronavirus: What Is It and What Can I Do? – created by The Arc Maryland

 

Coronavirus Prevention Flyer – created by the New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project

 

 

National Guidance

 

Steps to Prevent Illness

 

What to Do if You Are Sick

 

The Administration for Community Living – What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

 

Materials in languages other than English

 

U.S. Dept. of Education Q and A on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Resource on Accessibility and Distance Learning Options from U.S. Department of Education

 

Social Security Administration Coronavirus Related Policy Changes

 

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