COVID-19 and Disabilities


Women with disabilities that limit their ability to walk are also very likely to have limitations in breathing. This, along with disruptions in services and routines, can put us in a higher risk group for catching the new coronavirus, COVID-19. We have compiled links to reputable information specifically for people with disabilities about how they can protect their health in these dangerous times.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Administration for Community Living

Western University of Health Sciences, June Isaacson Kailes

NMD United

Texas A&M University

Alliance for Aging Resources

Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living

Rooted in Rights

NoBody Is Disposable Coalition

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

June Isaacson Kailes, Disability Policy Consultant