Massachusetts Department of Public Health Information Page
General information about COVID-19, updates from the Governor, and links to additional resources including:
Plain language descriptions of how to stay safe including a visual communication tool and a playlist of videos.
Mental Health Resources
Advice about coping with stress and combating loneliness and isolation. Links to reliable social media accounts to follow, information about housing and unemployment, and places to go for emotional support.
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services COVID-19 Resource Page
Provides information specific to families as well as service providers. Answers Frequently Asked Questions and links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
Arc of Massachusetts COVID-19 Updates
Covers COVID-19’s impact on health care, finances, daily life, etc. Sign-up for the Weekly Webinar Series.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Page
Provides information about COVID-19 including ways to protect yourself and what to do if you feel sick. Includes community resources for employers, families, health care providers, and educators. Also provides a section for people with disabilities and American Sign Language videos. Links to the following websites for additional information:
Medicaid.gov Information Page
Provides information for beneficiaries and health care providers about telemedicine, waivers, and payment flexibility. Also addresses Medicare and private insurance.
A compilation of federal resources related to employment and community living from the Department of Labor, the Social Security Administration, and the Administration for Community Living among others.
National Council on Disability
The latest COVID-19 news plus a compilation of resources covering civil rights, education, employment, housing, medicare, social security, and transportation.
Autism Society of America Information Page
Provides updates through a weekly Facebook Live Information Series, a library of resources, and links to a COVID-19 Toolkit covering “Mental Health and Respite,” Modifying Routines,” “Education,” “Public Policy,” and “Lifestyle Supports.”
Autism Speaks Information Page
Provides information tailored to families, adults on the spectrum, and educators and health professionals. Also includes links to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention information page and guidance from the World Health Organization.
Institute for Community Inclusion
A series of brief publications addressing the delivery of day and employment services during the pandemic; tip sheets and helpful information from Think College; and a list of resources compiled in a word document.