The organization Disability Rights Washington has issued a call to action: What can WE do to prevent disability-related discrimination in health care during the corona pandemic?
This article presents a 5-step guide to a coronavirus parenting plan for parents of neurodiverse kids - with A for Acceptance, B for Balance, C for Calm, D for Daily Routines and E for Exercise.
In this article, Frances Ryan from the Guardian, UK describes how a world that is increasingly becoming virtual, offers new possibilities to people with restricted mobility.
The charity Unique, specialized on rare chromosome and gene disorders,
uses this page to gather helpful content. A guide for family life in
the time of self-isolation and other info sheets on various questions,
like what to do when you are worried about letting carers into your
home, can be downloaded.
COVID-19 Guided Self-help Booklet Series: The University of Glasgow ,with assistance from colleagues at Lancaster University and the University of Warwick, have published a series of guided self-help booklets developed to support people with mild to moderate learning/intellectual disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Helping parents manage challenging behaviour during the COVID19 lockdown – Some pointers for practitioners ACAMH:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Coronavirus tool kit may aid families with autistic children during lockdown:
The British National Autism Association focusses on handy tools and tips for caregivers to help inform children on the spectrum and practice sanitary behavior with them.
ASERT, a “partnership of medical centers, centers of autism research and services, universities” etc. has created a health and safety guide in video form. There you will also find translations of the information into Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.
Toolbox with advices to parents of ASD children during the COVID-19 lockdown - Hôpital Debré, France (in English):
William Syndrome Research
Durham University is the home of the North East Williams Syndrome Research Group
Doing schoolwork @ Home? The WSA has assembled these resources to support students and caregivers who are working on schoolwork and other skills at home.
Down Syndrome Research
COVID-19 - The Matthew Foundation - Down syndrome research, inclusion, and employment. Information and resources availbale at this link:
For information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government's National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.
Autism Spectrum Australia has created a facebook group, which will allow people from the autism community to support each other during the COVID19 crisis through the sharing of information and tips to help with anxiety and social isolation.
Association for Children with a Disability has put together information to help parents of children with a disability and their families find the support they need during COVID-19.
Raising Children Network has created tips on physical distancing and supporting learning for students with disability while staying at home.
This is the website for the Fragile X Association in Australia: