Resources

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1/14/2010

Providing Services to Children with Disabilities

The H1N1 influenza virus has the potential to pose a serious risk to children, especially those with certain underlying conditions making them more susceptible to the flu. This guidance outlines states? responsibilities to these infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities and their families, and to the staff serving these children.

pdf File Dept of Ed H1N1.pdf [download]
 
 

12/30/2009

2009 H1N1 Flu and People with Disabilities

CDC has posted information about 2009 H1N1 Flu for people with disabilities and their caregivers on its Web site.

 
 

12/15/2009

Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Flu: For Parents Who Have Children or Adolescents with High-Risk Medical Conditions

This brochure for parents provides specific information regarding what children are considered to be at risk, as well as guidance on symptoms, vaccines, and treatment.

 
 

12/3/2009

H1N1 - AUCD and UCEDD Contacts

doc File AUCD and UCEDD Contacts.doc [download]
 
 

12/3/2009

H1N1 - Child Neurology Society Members

doc File Child Neurology Society Members.doc [download]
 
 

12/3/2009

H1N1 - Children's Hospital Contact List

xls File Children's Hospital Contact List.xls [download]
 
 

12/3/2009

H1N1 - Organizations Serving Children With High Risk Conditions

doc File Organizations Serving Children With High Risk Conditions.doc [download]
 
 

12/3/2009

H1N1 Information for Parents who have Children with High-Risk Medical Conditions

Podcast given by Dr. Georgina Peacock, Co-lead of CDC's H1N1 Children's Health Team

This podcast contains information for parents about children with high-risk conditions and flu. The podcast is approximately 8 minutes long and provides valuable information for parents.

 
 

11/30/2009

H1N1 Flu Information for People with Disabilities and Their Caregivers or Personal Assistants

The CDC released new technical assistance announcing that people with certain disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, are at risk of contracting the 2009 H1N1 flu and should be considered in the priority group to receive the H1N1 vaccine. The announcement also clarified that direct support professionals and "others" in constant contact with these individuals with disabilities are in the priority group to receive the vaccine. Parent caregivers are part of the "others" category.

 
 

10/15/2009

Preparing for and Responding to Pandemic Influenza: Implications for People With Disabilities

Vincent A. Campbell, PhD, Jamylle A. Gilyard, MPH, Lisa Sinclair, MPH, Tom Sternberg, MSc and June I. Kailes, LCSW, MSW

State, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers and public health officials must address the specific needs of people with disabilities in their pandemic influenza plans.

 
 

10/14/2009

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response for People with Disabilities

A Power Point developed by Drs. Mark Swanson and Vince Campbell at CDC to inform pandemic influenza and preparedness response for people with disabilities.

 
 

10/13/2009

H1N1 Influenza (flu) Information for NICHD Audiences

Flu information for infants, children, and women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.

 
 

10/13/2009

Information about the Flu -including the new H1N1 Flu- for People with Certain Medical Conditions

 
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