Media Coverage

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People with Disabilities are Being Left Behind in the Vaccination Push Insider September 10, 2021

Vaccine Equity and Disability Rights Into the Fold Podcast July 13, 2021

Blind Americans face roadblocks booking online vaccine appointments NBC News March 13, 2021

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today New York Times. March 9, 2021

‘Persistent gap’ nationwide in COVID plans for people with disabilities, advocates say. North March 2, 2021

This women-made tool could help get more disabled people vaccinated
States aren’t prioritizing the disabled community, advocates say
The Lily by the Washington Post. February 25, 2021

Covid Vaccine Websites Violate Disability Laws, Create Inequity for the Blind. Kaiser Health News. February 25, 2021

Data Dashboard Informs Disabled Populations About Vaccine Rollout. Health IT Analytics. February 23, 2021

Despite High Risk, Access to COVID-19 Vaccines Uneven For Those with IDD. Disability Scoop. February 18, 2021

Johns Hopkins launches vaccine prioritization dashboard for people with disabilities John Hopkins University Hub February 16, 2021

They thought they’d be near the front of the line for the vaccine. Now, they don’t know where they stand The Washington Post February 13, 2021

They have disabilities and serious medical conditions. But under state guidelines, they don’t qualify for early vaccination Boston Globe February 12, 201

Elevated COVID-19 Mortality Risk Among Recipients of Home and CommunityBased Services: A case for prioritizing vaccination for this population Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund February 11, 2021

In Some States, People with Disabilities Feel Left Behind in Vaccine Rollout The Takeaway Radio Show February 10, 2021

Disabled Californians Press Governor Newsom for Priority Vaccine Status After Public Promise Disability Voices United Press Conference February 10, 2021

Call for Health Care Providers to Advocate for Disability Rights During Covid-19. Newswise. November 20, 2020.

Press Releases

NIDILRR Awards Field Initiative Project Grant To the University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities – December 2022

Disability Led Coalition Awarded ACL Grant to Identify and Reduce Life-Limiting Inequities in Healthcare, Community Living, and Justice for People with Disabilities – October 2022

Organization Aims to Address the Double Burden of Racism and Ableism Within the Health Care System – August 2022

New Dashboard Shows School Mask Mandates, Policy and Legislation by State September 24, 2021

New Tool Designed to Help People Plan for COVID-19 Booster September 10, 2021

Cincinnati Children’s Doctor to Speak to Biden-Harris White House COVID-19 Equity Taskforce March 24, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Dashboard just launched for People with Disabilities February 9, 2021