COVID-19 Special Collection

Many members of the NIDILRR grantee community have responded to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) by publishing, presenting, or curating resources to support the continued independence and participation of people with disabilities and their families, and the professionals who work with them. We are actively collecting these resources as they are published. This list is growing, so check back regularly. The newest items are featured first, followed by the full collection in a sortable table. Are you a NIDILRR grantee who has published a COVID resource? Submit it for the collection!

Recently Added (last 2 weeks)

Explore the full collection in the table below. Titles link to the original resource (external to NARIC). This table is sortable by title, disability area, life area, and product type. Click on the column header to activate the sort ascending alphabetically. Click again to resort descending alphabetically.

Titlesort descending Description Disability area Keywords Life area Product type

Face Coverings and the ADA- Application under Title III

Questions from the community regarding the use of Face Coverings rose steadily for the ADA... full abstract

Cross disability Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, face coverings, mask mandates, effective communication, reasonable accommodations General Webcast/podcast

Fact Sheet on Disability and Telework During the Pandemic

This fact sheet summarizes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to describe trends in... full abstract

Cross disability employment, statistics, telework Work Factsheet/FAQ

Fall 2020 Back to Campus Planning Guide for College Students with Mental Health Conditions

This guide provides helpful tips for college students with mental health conditions, including... full abstract

Psychiatric/Behavioral college students, students with disabilities, mental health, Psychiatric disabilities, post-secondary education School Guide/guidelines

Family Caregivers Navigating the Health Care System: Evolving Roles During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Journal article from Families, Systems, and Health, examines changes in family caregiver roles... full abstract

Cross disability caregiving, healthcare Health care Journal article

Family Caregiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This study compared family caregivers with non-caregivers on physical, psychosocial, and... full abstract

Cross disability caregiving, chronic conditions, stress, family caregivers General Journal article

Family Leisure Planning and COVID-19

The guide shares information about the benefits of engaging in family leisure and includes... full abstract

Psychiatric/Behavioral family, leisure, recreation, mental health Home Guide/guidelines

FAQS: The ADA, Small Business and Face Mask Policies

The Great Plains ADA Center received many questions regarding face mask policies and the ADA... full abstract

Cross disability Business, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, mask mandates, face coverings Community participation Factsheet/FAQ

Fear, Isolation, and Invisibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study of Adults with Physical Disabilities in Marginalized Communities in Southeastern Michigan in the United States

This study published in the journal Disabilities examines the initial impact of the COVID-19... full abstract

Cross disability independent living, physical disabilities, Social isolation, interviews Community participation Journal article

Finishing College Classes During COVID-19

A factsheet for young adults with mental health conditions transitioning to remote learning for... full abstract

Psychiatric/Behavioral students with disabilities, young adults, post-secondary education, mental health School Factsheet/FAQ

Forecasting COVID-19 Issues for People of Color with Disabilities While Advancing the Minority-Serving Institution Research Capacity Building Science: A Framework for Federal Agencies.

The brief reports on key themes derived from a national listening session titled “Emerging... full abstract

Cross disability Minority serving institutions, capacity building General Report/Research brief