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Successful ideas/strategies used during COVID-19

Here you can find resources that are describing successful ideas/strategies used during COVID-19 lockdown and reopening phase.

Synthesis of the reports on the period of the lockdown due to the pandemic

Report on the strategies of supporting the persons with intellectual disability during COVID-19 lockdown. Actions carried out by 10 European organizations (members of Caravan 2000 Association).

Author: Regis Alvin, Les Papillons Blancs de Lille – Habitat

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Global Child Rights Dialogue (GCRD)

GlobalChild (GCh) is an organization committed to involving children in the development of the child rights indicators. As part of its commitment to the principle of child participation, as well as to Article 12 (right to be heard), the organization hosted Global Child Rights Dialogue (GCRD) to consult with children.

The documents provide information to children to build their capacity to participate in the dialogue, and obtained their input on their rights.

Source: GlobalChild

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Strategies of supporting the persons with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Strategies of supporting the persons with intellectual disability during COVID-19 lockdown.

Author: Marita Jonols, Medis5

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My Abilities ID Card

During and post COVID-19 MY ABILITIES FIRST consists of short animated videos promoting an abilities-oriented approach in every encounter with a child or adult experiencing a disability. MY ABILITIES FIRST can be accessed from mobile devices and it can be used in tele-health during the COVID-19 lockdown The web-based animations included in MY ABILITIES FIRST educate healthcare students, professionals, and the general public, changing common societal, incorrect assumptions about disability. Importantly, MY ABILITIES FIRST promotes a rights-based approach during and post COVID-19.

Author: MD Veronica Schiariti

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Your health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis

Strategies and tips for Occupational Therapists Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Crisis.

Author: Royal College of Occupational Therapists, Ireland

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COVID-19 Communication Rights Toolkit

Patients with the coronavirus who need communication tools and supports due to speech-related disabilities face greater risks of discrimination and isolation during this pandemic.

This toolkit: (1) explains your communication rights; (2) provides tips on advocating for them, and (3) has an accommodation request form you can bring to the hospital.

Author: CommunicationFIRST

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