A blog post on challenging situations regarding the health care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities during COVID-19.
An emergency preparedness guide for people with disabilities and special needs by Public Safety Canada
An emergency preparedness guide for people with disabilities and special needs by Public Safety Canada.
The World Federation of the Deaf has information about COVID-19 in International Sign Language.
A resource hub for getting connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling.
A COVID-19 workbook called “Tolerance for Uncertainly: A guide to accept your feelings, tolerate distress, and and thrive” by Dr. Sachiko Nagasawa from Bay Psychology.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has tips, coping strategies, and resources for mental health during COVID-19.
Be There is a resource by Jack.org that provides information on how to start a conversation about mental health and give support.
A tip sheet by Ontario Caregiver for caregiver mental health.
A communication rights toolkit by Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) explaining communication rights, tips on advocating for those rights, and provides an accommodation request form to bring to the hospital.
ARCH Disability Law Centre’s Advocacy Toolkit “Advocating for Your Support Person, Attendant or Communication Assistant to be with You in Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic” (Plain language).