CDC Issues COVID-19 Guidance For Day Centers Serving Adults with Disabilities
CDC Issues COVID-19 Guidance For Day Centers Serving Adults with Disabilities
Apr 21, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering up new guidance for day centers and the people with disabilities they’re serving during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Accessible Resources
COVID-19 Accessible Resources
Dec 03, 2020

The Georgia Tech Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI), with funding from the CDC Foundation and technical assistance from CDC, is adapting COVID-19 materials into accessible formats for people with disabilities.

Care for Breastfeeding Women during COVID-19
Care for Breastfeeding Women during COVID-19
Nov 25, 2020

The CDC has provided information for healthcare providers and lactation specialists who care for breastfeeding people as well as infants and children (hereafter referred to as child or children) who receive breast milk feeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic-Induced Supply Shortages Affter Children with Disability
Pandemic-Induced Supply Shortages Affter Children with Disability
Nov 02, 2020

SuperCareHealth, one of the state’s largest respiratory equipment suppliers, confirmed it is still rationing some ventilator supplies because it can’t get enough from factories and wholesale distributors. The situation has improved since early in the pandemic, when hospitals and governments were rushing to buy up respiratory and personal protective equipment, but some items are still on back order.

SNAP and People with Disabilities during COVID-19 Times
SNAP and People with Disabilities during COVID-19 Times
Aug 20, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that 90% of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households now will be able to safely access food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Model Successful Programs: Workplace Mental Health Initiatives
Model Successful Programs: Workplace Mental Health Initiatives
Feb 27, 2020

One of the best ways to get started with a workplace mental health initiative is to learn about what other employers have done, especially those of a similar size and/or nature. This article summarizes research interviews, conducted by the Employer Assistance Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN,) with several types of employers to better understand best practices in worksite mental health promotion. The page also provides links to resources for employers and employees with and without disabilities.

How do you design a building for people who can't hear?
How do you design a building for people who can't hear?
Feb 27, 2020

When we think of accessibility in the built environment, elements like ramps, accessible parking spaces and restrooms. How the built environment affects people who are deaf is often not discussed. Gallaudet University is leading a project called Deafspace, which is rethinking public and private spaces for the millions of Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Wellness Rewards and Incentives Programs: Tips for Medicare-Medicaid Plans
Wellness Rewards and Incentives Programs: Tips for Medicare-Medicaid Plans
Feb 14, 2020

This tip sheet highlights promising practices for Medicare-Medicaid Plans (MMPs) in establishing or improving rewards and incentives programs promoting wellness activities.