COVID-19 Resources

Resources for Caregivers

Visit our Caregiver Resources page for tips, ideas, and fact sheets here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Visit our page here. We will update as we learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and Down syndrome.

Educational Resources

Visit our Educational Resources page for tips, ideas, and fact sheets to support your students here.

Additional Resources

  • Learn how to tell the difference between COVID-19, the flu, and RSV here.
  • The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group has released guidance on the continued usage of masks for individuals with Down syndrome.
  • NDSS has produced a COVID-19 and flu factsheet to keep you and your family healthy during flu season and the pandemic
  • View NDSS COVID-19 Employment Tips here
  • View the Portuguese COVID-19 fact sheet here
  • NDSS Joins National Consortium to Create Important COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource Press Release
  • HHS Coronavirus Resources for Individuals with Autism and other Disabilities
  • View the guidance to States/Health Care Providers On Avoiding Disability-Based Discrimination in Accessing COVID-19 Treatment
  • In case you need to go to the hospital for COVID-19-related symptoms, fill out this form for physicians to help provide you with proper medical treatment (please note: this form is New York State-specific, but can be a useful guide if you are in another state)
  • Tips for how to help when your loved one with Down syndrome is grieving
  • View the COVID-19 and Down syndrome T21RS Survey Results
  • The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), in coordination with NIH and Operation Warp Speed, has launched a central web portal called Combat COVID (https://combatcovid.hhs.gov/)
  • *NEW* Pandemic Hotline for people with IDD, Caregivers

This page was last updated: July 11,2022