Disability-Specific Resources

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

COVID-19 ASL Video Collection: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created a series of videos in American Sign Language that address COVID-19 topics including prevention tips, use of cloth face coverings, social distancing, managing stress and anxiety, how parents can support children, what older adults need to know, when to get medical care for COVID-19, how to manage COVID-19 at home, and more. 

Making Videoconferencing Accessible
The Job Accommodation Network, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, has a list of resources to help make teleconferencing accessible:

Resources for Blindness and Low Vision

Making Videoconferencing Accessible: Resources compiled by American Federation for the Blind

Healthcare Support: National Braille Press 

iPhone Resources: National Braille Press

  • Getting Visual Assistance with an iPhone: Free ebook through August 31
    (Note: You must select the free version from the drop-down menu, and then go through the checkout process): https://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/VIS-ASSIST.html 

Food Access: National Braille Press

Word to EPub tool: Daisy Consortium

American Printing House for the Blind


Communication Board for People Who are Nonverbal

Communication Board for People Who Are Nonverbal, from the University of Cincinnati Center on Excellence for Developmental Disabilities:

Resources for People with Autism

Tips for helping people with autism remain engaged in a structured way during this challenging time:

COVID-19 Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs

  • Ten COVID-19 Preparations to Do Right Now for Medically Complex Families:  https://bit.ly/2URX78f
  • COVID-10 Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health: https://bit.ly/3bWFbir

Preparedness for People with Disabilities