Medical, Health and Condition-Specific Information Resources
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are warning the public about several emerging fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines.
This handout outlines the signs of potential scams and how to report them.
On this podcast from RadioMD, which features experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, a pediatrician who focuses on children with special healthcare needs discusses ideas for how families can cope with the pandemic, especially when the supports provided by schools are unavailable.
The Center for Dignity in Health Care for People with Disabilities at the Univesity of Cincinnati UCEDD provides this two-page “social story” about getting a vaccine.
The “Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times” online toolkit is from an interdisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help families and caregivers supporting individuals with autism during the COVID-19 epidemic.
Information from the American Heart Association about “What Heart Patients Should Know About Coronavirus”
This webinar recording from the National Organization for Rare Disorders provides expert guidance on living with a rare disease and maintaining physical and mental health in the time of COVID-19.
The Illinois Department of Public Health provides this list of frequently asked questions about additional doses and booster shots for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Information includes the difference between an additional dose and a booster shot, who should get a booster shot, who should get an additional dose of vaccine and more.
The Midwest Genetics Network created these videos specifically for patients and their families to increase their awareness of the benefits of seeing a health care provider using telemedicine.
Information and resources for families.
The Autism Response Team (ART) is an information line for the autism community. Its team members are specially trained to provide personalized information and resources to people with autism and their families.
(888) AUTISM2 (288-4762) – English
(888) 772-9050 – Spanish