With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, the internet is full of information, some more harmful than helpful. Even if your local Walmart is out of toilet paper, stay calm and wash your hands!
Now, more than ever, it is important to stay up-to-date on healthcare, research, and support for people with Down syndrome. We encourage you to reference the CDC’s website, review LuMind IDSC’s resource page, and follow the hashtag #T21COVID on Twitter for additional resources.
Here are some helpful resources with what you need to know about coronavirus and how it affects individuals with Down syndrome.
National Down Syndrome Society Coronavirus Fact Sheet
This fact sheet from NDSS provides helpful information about the virus and tips for staying healthy.
Global Down Syndrome Coronavirus FAQ Sheet
Global answers some commonly asked questions pertaining specifically to Coronavirus and concerns for individuals with Down syndrome.
Down’s Syndrome Association Easy Read Download
Down’s Syndrome Association has designed this straightforward download to explain coronavirus to individuals with Down syndrome.