*This hotline does not give medical advice. The agents taking your call have no medical training. If you’re calling because you’re sick, call 911 or your primary care physician.

CORONAVIRUS DEAF RESOURCES

Helpful COVID-19 links for the deaf community 

COVID-19 Communication Card for D/HH

Illustration of four communication cards with the headers "Deaf & Hard of Hearing Info - Coronavirus;" "How Do You Feel?"; "Situation, History & Symptoms"; "Preferred Method of Communication"; "How Long Have You Had Symptoms"; and "Treatment & Care."

Bring this communication card with you to the doctor’s office if you’re feeling unwell. For DeafBlind COVID-19 Communication Card download here. (Developed by the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)

Educational Materials from CSD

This toolkit provides support for teaching about specific career tracks and answering student questions about pursuing careers in these STEM fields and career preparation.

Through exposure to real-world deaf or hard of hearing STEM professionals and their journeys, students can gain fuller understanding of pathways from STEM subjects to STEM careers.

This toolkit provides elementary school teachers with support for teaching about bacteria, viruses, and immunology, the crucial STEM foundational concepts related to the field, along with exposing students to the everyday life of a deaf or hard of hearing STEM professional.

Through exposure to real-world deaf or hard of hearing STEM professionals and their journeys, students can gain fuller understanding of pathways from STEM subjects to STEM careers.

Services

During this pandemic, businesses and organizations are finding ways to support people with their services. This is a list of services available to deaf/HH people. 

National Deaf Therapy Logo

National Deaf Therapy has online therapy sessions in ASL.

Linguabee Logo

Linguabee will provide you free VRI if you need to go to the hospital for a COVID-19 test.

Media Accessibility

Photograph of a man giving a speech at a podium. There is an ASL interpreter on his left, and three other individuals standing behind him.

Read open letters to the White House and the media, asking for ASL interpreters for COVID-19 coverage.

Articles from CSD

Learn more about DDBHH Experience with Telehealth and complete survey

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