These recommendations on how to provide access to society during the pandemic address issues related to media, official information, services, personnel protection equipment, interpreters, health care, work, and education.
This report report from the American Foundation for the Blind examined the impact of COVID-19 on adults with visual impairments in the United States early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Respondents included some individuals with deaf-blindness.
Posts on resources and supports to make instruction accessible for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students on different platforms. Members discuss captioning, interpreting, adding an interpreter window to pre-recorded materials, and more.
From Paths to Literacy, this page has information about how to provide virtual educational services (including information about accessibility), remote activities for students, free tools available during school closures, and information about Coronavirus and COVID-19 geared towards students.
This page links to resources on how to ensure online instruction is accessible for deaf/hard of hearing students. There's a great section, called "Your Questions, Answered," that includes practical advice. Two questions are related to deaf-blindness:
What strategies are available for deafblind students using interpreters remotely?
What accommodations should be considered when a deafblind student’s class is moved online?
These guidelines from the Helen Keller National Center include suggestions for communicating safely in a medical environment, working with support service providers (SSPs), and sample communication cards for health care settings.
Information from the Center for Parent Information and Resources, including educational services guidance, COVID-19 info in other languages, telecommuting technology and tips, home schooling, and coping.