COVID-19

States Plan for Vaccinating their Populations against COVID-19

Source: The National Academy for State Health Policy Guided by evolving federal recommendations and limited vaccine supplies, states are refining their distribution plans that prioritize when specific workforce members and populations receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This chart “State Priorities for Distributions as of January 2021” below shows how each state is prioritizing populations in recently updated …

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Next Chapter Book Club

“Next Chapter Book Club truly fits our understanding of literary activism and what that kind of movement can do. When any community is dismissed, when we lose a voice or an audience, we all suffer for it. Next Chapter Book Club is using literature as a way to bring people with intellectual disabilities into a …

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An international survey on the impact of COVID-19 in individuals with Down syndrome

Health conditions and immune dysfunction associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19 once infected by SARS-CoV-2. Source: medRxiv ABSTRACT Background Health conditions and immune dysfunction associated with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome, DS) may impact the clinical course of COVID-19 once infected by SARS-CoV-2. Methods The T21RS COVID-19 Initiative launched an international …

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COVID-19 Living Well COVID-19 Toolkit

Source: COVID-19 | Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities Developmental Disability Councils play a powerful role in response to COVID-19 in ensuring that people with disabilities, their families and their support networks are not left behind. Wisconsin’s Board for People with Developmental Disabilities has fluidly shifted much of our work to shape COVID-19 related …

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