Creating an Accessible Vaccine Experience for People with Disabilities and Older Adults
If you are thinking of hosting or are already a vaccination site, here are some tips and resources on making the vaccination process a more comfortable and accessible experience. This includes examples of low cost/no cost ideas for physical access, tips on communication and scheduling options. Most importantly, many these are not just good ideas, they are the law!
Federal law requires that all public spaces, such as public health buildings, convention centers, fairgrounds, doctor’s offices, pharmacies, and other businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to protect people from discrimination based on their disabilities.
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Autistic Self Advocacy Network
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet | Autistic Self Advocacy Network (autisticadvocacy.org)
Vaccine Experience Tool Kit | Autism Speaks
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Easy to Read COVID-19 Materials | CDC
Pediatric Healthcare Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit | CDC
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)