Many organizations are compiling COVID-19 resource lists. We have included links to some of them below.
The amount of information about COVID-19 can be overwhelming and can cause anxiety and stress. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health during this time. We recommend staying informed about the situation but also limiting the amount of time spent following the news and social media.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
State of Illinois
Advocate Aurora Health
Global Down Syndrome Foundation
LuMind IDSC Foundation
National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
MGH Down Syndrome Program
For People with Down Syndrome
Let's Talk about the Coronavirus Video, University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism & Related Disabilities
COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities, Green Mountain Self-Advocates (English, Spanish)
Coronavirus: What Is It and What Can I Do? Booklet, The Arc of Maryland and Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council
Working with Your Personal Attendant to Keep You Safe from Coronavirus, University of Illinois at Chicago Program for Healthcare Justice for People with Disabilities
Activities You Can Do at Home, Adult Down Syndrome Center
To see all our resources on COVID-19, please visit this link.