Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
Rosa’s Law and the Language of Bullying
Signed into U.S. law in 2010, Rosa’s Law replaces the term mental retardation with the phrase intellectual disability in federal health, education…
Language
Your Words, Our Image
Writers, editors, reporters and other communicators strive to use the most accurate terminology about people with disabilities. However, inaccurate,…
Language
Portrayal Issues
People with disabilities are like every other human being – they have strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures, hopes and dreams. Like other…
Language
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Accessibility Language
Words Matter
The following guidelines are designed to increase awareness about the importance of culturally sensitive language when writing about individuals with…
Language
NDSC Down syndrome Programs & Resources
The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) has gathered and vetted many sources and resources to help families, and professionals who serve them…
Health & Genetics COVID-19, Healthcare, Parenthood Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
Emergencies and National Disasters: Helping Children and Families Cope
NCPMI has resources to support families in helping young children cope with the challenges that might occur during stressful emergency or disaster…
COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness, Parenthood
Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019
Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children from the CDC.
COVID-19, Parenthood
ACL (Administration for Community Living) COVID-19 Resources
Guidance for older adults and people with disabilities related to COVID-19 including useful tools to help navigate and plan, multilingual resources,…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics COVID-19 Government Information
The Arc COVID-19 Resources
The Arc has resources to help people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, and service providers during the…
COVID-19
CDC Guidance for People with Disabilities
Guidance for older adults and people with disabilities related to COVID-19 including useful tools to help navigate and plan, multilingual resources,…
COVID-19
Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: ASL and English Resources
Videos, tools, brochures, and information about the Coronavirus in ASL from the American Society for Deaf Children.
COVID-19, Language
Talking Points
Allows teachers and individuals to interact with others through an app regardless of language. TalkingPoints is offering free access to education…
COVID-19, Language
Plain Language Information on COVID-19 
Plain Language COVID-19 resource from the Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SARTAC).
COVID-19, Language
Multilingual Resources for Schools
Information for schools and districts to ensure that ELLs and their families are included in all communications and plans.
COVID-19, Language
Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
Información de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
COVID-19, Language
Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment
CDC’s optimization strategies for PPE offer options for use when PPE supplies are stressed, running low, or absent. They also offer a burn rate…
Health & Genetics COVID-19
New England Regional Genetics Network COVID-19 Resources
Information for families and health care providers related to COVID-19 including, genetic clinics, telehealth guidance, policies, and funding…
Health & Genetics COVID-19
Worker Safety & Health Resources
NH Occupational Health Resources has resources for businesses and workers providing essential services to residents during COVID-19.
COVID-19, Workplace Safety
Mental Health And COVID-19 – Information And Resources
The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as are the physical health effects. Mental Health America has a range of resources…
Behavioral Health & Wellness COVID-19