COVID-19 Resource List for People with Vision Loss

CDC Recommendations for How to Protect Yourself

Symptoms and Protocol to Follow

Resources on the Coronavirus for People with Vision Loss

National Braille Press book on food delivery options

Managing Anxiety Around the Coronavirus

American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Protection

National Council on the Aging Resources on Covid-19 for Older Adults

National Council on the Aging Resources on Covid-19 for Professionals

Wellness Resources during Covid-19

American Foundation for the Blind Coronavirus Resources Including AccessWorld Blogs

Video on Safely Shopping and Bringing Groceries into Your Home

Administration on Community Living Resources for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Resources from Other English-Speaking Countries:

Canada

Australia

United Kingdom

Resources on COVID-19 by Helen Keller National Center

·         Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus 

·         Spanish Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus

·         ASL Videos and other resources through the National Association for the Deaf (NAD)

·         ASL Video Series

·         Q&A: Coronavirus Disease 

·         Coronavirus and Accessible Medical Settings 

Interpreting

·         RID Professional Development

·         FCC Grants Temporary Waiver of Certain TRS Rules During Coronavirus 

·         FCC Grants Flexibility to TRS Providers During Coronavirus

Hearing Loss

·         Hearing Loss in the Time of Coronavirus

Orientation and Mobility

·         Techniques for Remote Instruction 

·         Eyes-Free Fitness

·         Remote and Virtual O&M Services 

Discussion Groups, Support Groups, etc.

HLAA Webinar: ,https://www.hearingloss.org/webinars/coronavirus-and-isolation/ “What Nelson Mandela and Others Teach Us About Coping with the Coronavirus and Isolation”

The Friendship Line – 800.971.0016 – “warm line” 7am-8:30pm PST is an after-hours crisis line with trained volunteers who provide listening, companionship for lonely, isolated, depressed, frail seniors (age 60 and up) and disabled people. One 10 min call per day.

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