Statement on COVID-19
Autistic activists at PCAA worked with a team of medical students to produce accessible guides to COVID-19.
- A Self Advocate’s Guide to COVID-19
- My COVID-19 Plan
- Plain Language Information on COVID-19 (11 languages)
- Allegheny County Information
- PA 211 Southwest COVID-19 Resources
Healthcare Rationing Hotline
Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) is operating a Health Care Rationing Hotline during the pandemic. Individuals with disabilities, or family members or caregivers of individuals with disabilities, who experience discrimination in health care rationing, who are denied effective communication at the hospital, or who are prohibited from bringing a needed family member or staff with them in the hospital should contact DRP at 800-692-7443, ext. 402.
Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Hotline
The Partnership’s Disaster Hotline provides information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance and resources to people with disabilities, their families, allies, organizations assisting disaster impacted individuals with disabilities and others seeking assistance with immediate and urgent disaster related needs. The Disaster Hotline is always available for intake calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at (800) 626-4959 and firstname.lastname@example.org.