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INFORMATION ABOUT THE ONGOING NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

This list will be updated as we locate new resources that may be helpful for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Check back often to see what's new!

Go-to state disability resource: Tennessee Disability Pathfinder COVID-19 page. Pathfinder is prepared to take calls for disability-related questions, including through their multi-cultural program: 800-640-4636.

Tennessee resources

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) resources

Plain Language Documents

Social Stories

Social stories for children about coronavirus, using large, colorful pictures and simple text. These stories offer a great way to help kids understand what the disease is, how to help stay healthy, why school is out, and what might happen next.

Toolkits for families

A comprehensive, 60-page guide that includes action steps, printable social stories and visuals, and recommended apps and tools for supporting people with autism or other intellectual disabilities through COVID-19.

Visual Supports

From Vanderbilt Kennedy Center:

Videos

This Page Last Updated: March 27, 2020 at 10:25 AM