COVID-19 Resources

We have compiled a list of websites and resources that have meaningful and helpful information about COVID-19.  Most of the sites have information specific to people with disabilities and/or chronic medical conditions, and many offer plain-language resources.  We will continue to add resources and update our site as more information is available.


  • TASP’s plain-language guide on Ways to Keep You and Your Family Safe Right Now:
  • Written Resources in plain language
    • Green Mountain Self-Advocates have lots of great resources, including:
      • Plain-language booklets on COVID-19 created for people with disabilities by people with disabilities.  English Booklet HERE,  Spanish Booklet HERE, and now available in 11 languages HERE
      • Words to Know About the Cornoavirus in Plain Language HERE
      • Emergency preparedness “kit,” intended as a resource for people with disabilities (PWD), and seniors in time of crisis: HERE 
      • Tips For Working With Support Staff During COVID-19. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities wrote these tips: HERE
    • The Arc Maryland’s Coronavirus resource guide in plain language. Updates include information on emergency preparedness, staying safe outside, and grocery shopping tips. Check it out HERE
    • Lurie Institute’s plain-language guide to the Coronavirus/COVID-19
    • Assortment of resources related to coronavirus from National Health Law Program and their partners, including information on COVID-19 and Medicaid that may be helpful for anyone advocating for families who have MA: HERE
  • Video Resources
    • Learn all about COVID-19 in this plain language video Made by Rooted in Rights in collaboration with ASAN. HERE
    • AUCD has great video resources, including a wonderful series called Tuesdays with Liz. Her topics include “Social Distancing” and “Vote by Mail.” HERE
  • Resources for you and your children:
    • Pediatric Therapeutic Services plain language COVID-19 information: PTS-Coronavirus-Story-1
    • Manuela Molena Cruz has written the CoviBook: a short, simple book to explain coronavirus, available in 21 languages: HERE
    • From Zero to Three, page includes resources for families, including age-appropriate responses to common questions, a guide to self-care, and activities for young children experiencing social distancing HERE
  • Websites with helpful information
    • SARTAC resources on COVID-19 for self-advocates: HERE
    • Administration for Community Living’s page on COVID-19 and “What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?” is updated regularly with current information, fact sheets, guidance, and additional links.  Be sure to check out their state-by-state links to information and resources for each individual state.
    • Centers for Disease Control has great information, resources, planning ideas and tool kits, with information specific to people with chronic medical conditions HERE.
  • Technology and Accessibility:
    • Supporting Virtual Meeting Accessibility Nicole LeBlanc, coordinator of the Person-Centered Advisory and Leadership Group for NCAPPS HERE

Do you know of other great COVID-19 resources that we’ve missed? Email us at info@achancetoparent.net and let us know!