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Coronavirus Resources

CLICK on the name or matching image to view each of the resources listed below. We'll be updating this page on a regular basis, so let us know if there's something you'd like us to add.

We've shared these materials in PDF format so you can listen, and also translate them into different languages, with the BrowseAloud tool on our website. To do this, you need to turn BrowseAloud on before you click the file that you want to open.

CLICK HERE if you need more information about how to use Browse Aloud.

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Click here to open a page with information about the Coronavirus.

CLICK HERE for information from the Center for Disease Control about Coronavirus Disease

Check out this 3 minute video from our YouTube Channel

  Image of a 1 page flyer called "Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Project Yourself and Others" Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Protect Yourself and Others

Advocates in Action collaborated with our friends at the RI DD Council to create a single-page flyer about how to stay safe during the pandemic. This user-friendly resource is based on the most recent guidance from the Center for Disease Control.

Everyone is welcome to download, share, and re-post the flyer on your own website or social media. Keep safe and help others do the same!

We've included resources from our friends at Green Mountain Self-Advocates (GMSAVT) in Vermont, and others. We decided to add their original files to our site so you can use BrowseAloud to hear and translate the materials that they've created. If you have any questions or comments about these resources, please follow the link to the author's website so you can contact them directly.

 Plain Language Booklets on COVID-19 created by Green Mountain Self-Advocates COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities

  GMSAVT created this simple language booklet about the Coronavirus with a team of Self-Advocates and aspiring allies. CLICK HERE to visit their website.

 COVID-19 Información De y Para Personas con Discapacidades, de GMSA en Vermont COVID-19 Información De y Para Personas con Discapacidades

  GMSAVT creó este folleto de lenguaje simple sobre el Coronavirus con un equipo de autogestores y aspirantes a aliados HAGA CLIC AQUí para visitar su sitio web.

Words to know about the Coronavirus in Plain English

 GMSAVT created this user-friendly "Glossary", or collection of words, that people use to talk about the Coronavirus. CLICK HERE to visit their website.

Information about Getting a Stimulus Check Information about Getting a Stimulus Check

The federal government is giving $1,200 to most American adults to help people pay their bills during the Coronavirus outbreak. GMSAVT created this user-friendly guide to help people who receive SSI and SSDI understand what it's all about. CLICK HERE to visit their website.

CLICK HERE to click here to view and listen to some COVID-19 FlipBooks from United for Literacy Learn More about COVID-19

Unite for Literacy has created a user-friendly collection of digital "FlipBooks" about COVID-19. The books provide some simple information about topics such as "What is Social Distancing?", "How to Wear a Mask", and "What You Can Do to Stay Safe". Viewers can choose their preferred language to read and hear the book narrated. Visit their website and check out this excellent FREE resource!

This page was updated on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

This is a work in progress. CLICK HERE to send us your suggestions so we can add them to the list.

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