Author: Lois Brady
Office for Civil Rights Resolves Joint Complaint on Discriminatory Hospital Visitor Policy at MedStar Health
The COVID 19 pandemic has led many medical offices, hospitals, nursing and other health-care facilities to adopt policies that make it difficult and at times impossible for family members...
Handout created by Tracy Rackensperger, Ph.D. for the2020 National Disability Rights Network Conference.
UNITED STATES SOCIETY FOR AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION AMERICAN RED CROSS DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES LETTER OF COOPERATION
The purpose of this Letter of Cooperation is to describe the ways in which the Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services/Disability Integration (Red Cross DCS/DI) and the United States Society...
ADA Compliance with Visitations in Healthcare Facilities: Coronavirus Pandemic Guidance for Advocates
Edition 1: 5.24.20 Purpose This guide offers tips for disability rights activists advocating for visitations and working with healthcare facilities and state governments during the current pandemic crisis about...
A Checklist for People with DisabilitiesEdition 2.0 05.23.20 It is time to think through all that you may face if you require medical care in a hospital. Know that...
Patient-Provider Communication in the Time of COVID-19: Tips from the Frontlines — (archived webinar)
Throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are experiencing a surge of patients who may temporarily be unable to speak while also caring for patients with existing communication difficulties. This...
There’s a broad range of strategies and devices that individuals may use for communication if their speech isn’t functional.Read More
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