A collection of resources for people with intellectual disabilities concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The collection includes "Easy to read" information in many different European languages, a video of 5 ways to keep safe and a list of resources in various European countries.
Database of disability and inclusion information resources
You can search the resource database by using the categories to the left or by typing a title, author or keywords in the search box above. Alternatively, you can browse the most recent resources below.
WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, INGSA has created this information hub to aggregate and share the resources and discussions relating to how science advice and evidence functions in emergencies
A list of educational applications, platforms and resources aiming to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry UNESCO’s explicit endorsement, they tend to have a wide reach, a strong user-base and evidence of impact. They are categorized based on distance learning needs, but most of them offer functionalities across multiple categories.
These resources have been collected to support the provision of education in places affected by COVID-19.
Collections provided are: key educational resources; advocacy; child friendly resources; child protection; coordination; country response plans; distance learning; early childhood education; gender; guidance for schools; guidance for teachers; guidance for parents and caregivers; health nutrition and WASH; inclusion; mental health and psychosocial support; recovery.
A fully searchable bibliographic database concerned with the study and practice of national, regional and international public health. The database has a Coronavirus collection.
Each month the Global Health site has a monthly focus on an important public health issue and provides a related news item, a useful smart search, and a selection of focussed records, book chapters and CAB reviews.
May 2020's focus topic is Coronavirus and Mental Health
The Disability Portal is a centralised repository of data and information about disability in Nepal. It brings together data, studies and other resources on disability in Nepal and makes them openly available to all. The repository contains data and information from government, academic and civil society. The Portal is open for anybody to publish valid datasets and publications related to disability
The NHS have produced an ‘easy on the i’ information design service within the Learning Disability Service at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. A repository of images has been created to help support the creation of easy to read documents.
Describes the concepts of policy making and advocacy and how affected communities can be engaged in this; and describes international and regional organsations and meetings which might provide opportunities for advocacy
"The Key Informant Method (KIM) is a method that has previously been validated in the identification of children with severe visual impairment and blindness using trained, community volunteers in the place of a door-to-door survey. KIM has been developed by a number of organisations working together to enable states and state parties to formulate suitable policies and programs. The ICED is working with a number of partners using KIM in different settings"
This website provides information about recent KIM projects and related resources
This resource outlines the importance of considering people with disabilities in WASH policy making, design and delivery and highlights key research contributions to this area
Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is an organisation for women with all types of disabilities in Australia that aims to increase awareness of, and address issues faced by, women with disabilities in the community. This website contains information about the organisation policies, reports and publications, stories and poems, and links to WWDA’s newsletter and email forum. A section is also highlighted for resources relating to specific gender and disability issues. This website is useful for people interested in women with disabilities
This website offers suggestions on how to include people with disabilities in national poverty reduction strategies (PRS). It comprises an impressive range of general background information, links, resources and tools on key issues regarding PRS, disability and project and process management, in addition to tools on advocacy and lobbying
This booklet describes the causes, syndromes and genetic conditions that may cause deafblindness. Knowledge of conditions that cause deafblindness provides teachers with important clues to students’ health status, physical stability, potential development as well as understanding of symptoms and the progression of students’ conditions
The Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, located in Anchorage and Juneau, Alaska, offers both client services for those affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as education, awareness and prevention programmes. This website includes links to many useful websites on general basic HIV and AIDS information, as well as information targetted to women, young people, and different ethnic and spiritual communities
This site contains a library of practically applicable materials on mother and child HIV infection including preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT), infant feeding, clinical care of women and children living with HIV infection, and the support of orphans. The goal of the site is to contribute to an improvement in the scale and quality of international HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs for women and children by increasing access to authoritative HIV/AIDS information. Its aims are to disseminate state of the art clinical information and training resources on MTCT and related topics. It also communicates the best practices in preventing MTCT and caring for infected children. It aims to disseminate prevention of MTCT program resource materials, clinical information and training resources on perinatally acquired pediatric HIV infection. It is browseable and searchable through a basic 'free-text' search box. The site also features an up-to-date news section.
Scenari-Aid is a free website containing over 100 digitally recorded real-life scenarios for people to work through in their own time and style. Each functional scenario is comprised of a number of steps in which the user can pause at any time and choose to respond in a time and manner that best fits their situation, style and needs. This website is useful to users for the following reasons: fluency and speech therapy for people, stroke recovery, literacy skills for people from non-English speaking backgrounds, addressing social anxiety issues and the empowering the long term unemployed
This website summarises cash transfer programming.
The campaign on Article 19 is Inclusion International (II)'s project to look at how Article 19 of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is implemented globally in different people's lives, and what needs to be done to make living independently and being included in the community a reality for everyone. This website features information about the campaign and self-advocacy, as well as related news and resources
This checklist assesses whether certain processes have been followed that could lead to the success of a mental health plan. It also highlights if various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions are included in the plan. This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health plans
Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion