Updates From Our Blog

  • Blog with us!

    The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities invites your blog submissions. General Submission Guidelines We are looking for submissions about healthcare inequities faced by people with disabilities and proposed solutions to make healthcare more equitable. We want …Read More »
  • Does it matter that the COVID-19 Vaccine is for Emergency Use Authorization Only and not Full-FDA Approval?

    By Tracy Waller The History of Vaccines Vaccinations are recommended for children from birth. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)develops recommendations on the use of vaccines, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sets U.S. adult and childhood vaccinations schedules based on …Read More »
  • Vaccine Allocation Confusion

    Are Vaccines Even Accessible? Vaccine Prioritization Decisions If you are confused about the vaccine allocation priority groups in your county or state, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing recommendations to federal, state, …Read More »
  • Steps to Develop a Disability Advocacy Response to Vaccine Roll-Out Plans

    Assess your state’s vaccine plan to find out what phase would include people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. If your state doesn’t specifically identify ID/DD, they would likely be included in the population described as “individuals under 65 with particularly …Read More »

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Thinking about vaccine messaging during our @ThinkEquitable COVID-19 workgroup meeting. How can we counter fatigue in hearing these messages and ensure that they get through to those that are still unvaccinated? #HighRiskCovid19

Check out DIAL- the Disability Information and Access Line which connects callers to information about accessing the #COVID19Vaccine and other related supports for people with disabilities