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Plain Language COVID-19 Fact Sheets

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (Council) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) have created 7 different fact sheets about COVID-19. Fact sheet topics include: Testing, High Risk Health Conditions, Vaccines, Vaccinations at Home, Vaccines for Children Age 5-11, Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, Booster Shots.

All fact sheets are translated into multiple languages! Spanish, Russian, Korean, French, Chinese, and Amharic.

Resource: PDF COVID-19 FYI Testing PDF COVID-19 FYI High Rish Health Conditions PDF COVID-19 FYI Vaccines PDF COVID-19 FYI Vaccinations at Home PDF COVID-19 FYI Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11 PDF COVID-19 FYI Monoclonal Antibody Treatment PDF COVID-19 FYI Booster Shots URL Spanish - Español URL Russian - русский URL Korean - 한국인 URL French - français URL Chinese - 中文 URL Amharic - አማርኛ
Korean Translated COVID-19 Materials

Information for families who speak Korean!

CIDA is excited to share a Korean translated version of COVID-19 Materials for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Care Providers. The original materials were developed by the Center for Disease Control.

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COVID-19 Vaccination for children ages 5 -11 (and up!)
COVID-19 Vaccination for children ages 5 -11 (and up!)
This is a safe and effective vaccine. Like other pediatric vaccines, the COVID-19 vaccine was thoroughly tested and then reviewed by the FDA and CDC before these agencies authorized and recommended it for wide use. The vaccine will be available at no cost and regardless of citizenship or insurance status.
Check with your child’s healthcare provider about whether they offer COVID-19 vaccination or check this link: covidvax.maryland.gov
Resource: URL COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Myths and misinformation about the COVID-19 Vaccine and what it does to our bodies have been floating around since before we were able to receive the vaccine. The CDC has provided factual information that bust these myths and clear up any misunderstanding. Find this information below!

Resource: URL Is it safe to get vaccine if I want to have a baby one day? URL Will getting a COVID-19 vaccine cause me to test positive? URL Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19?
Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is part of a national collaboration to create a virtual “Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities.” The Center created the attached plain language social story regarding getting the vaccine.

Resource: PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine PDF Spanish PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Chinese PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - French PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Russian PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Haitian Creole

Topic Header: MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletins


MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-09: Tips to Support Behavior & Social Emotional Well-Being During Transitions Across Service Delivery Models

Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips to Support Behavior & Social Emotional Well-Being During Transitions Across Service Delivery Models

Resource: PDF Tips to Support Behavior & Social Emotional Well-Being During Transitions Across Service Delivery Models
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-09: Tips to Address Special Education Staff Shortages, Scheduling, and Logistical Challenges Across Varied Service Delivery Models

Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips to Address Special Education Staff Shortages, Scheduling, and Logistical Challenges Across Varied Service Delivery Models

Resource: PDF Tips to Address Special Education Staff Shortages, Scheduling, and Logistical Challenges Across Varied Service Delivery Models
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-03: Tips for Supporting Engagement of Students with Disabilities through Alternative Service Delivery Models

Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips for Supporting Engagement of Students with Disabilities through Alternative Service Delivery Models

Resource: PDF Tips for Supporting Engagement of Students with Disabilities through Alternative Service Delivery Models
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-09: Tips to Support Concurrent Virtual and Face to Face Instruction

Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips to Support Concurrent Virtual and Face to Face Instruction

Resource: PDF Tips to Support Concurrent Virtual and Face to Face Instruction
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-07: Tips to Support Mask-Wearing for Students with Disabilities

Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin Tips to Support Mask-Wearing for Students with Disabilities.

Resource: PDF Tips to Support Mask-Wearing for Students with Disabilities
MSDE, Division of Early Intervention/Special Education TABs on Serving Children w/Disabilities During School Closure Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

MSDE, Division of Early Intervention/Special Education TABS:

Technical Assistance Bulletin on Supporting the Use of Assistive Technology in a Virtual and/or Distance Learning Environment

MSDE, Division of Early Intervention/Special Education – A Guide for Emotional Well-Being

COPAA’s FAQ: Let’s Work Together to Embrace the IDEA and Educate Students

Resource: PDF TAB on Supporting the use of Assistive Technology in a Virtual and/or Distance Learning Environment PDF A Guide for Emotional Well-Being URL COPAA's FAQ: Let’s Work Together to Embrace the IDEA and Educate Students

Topic Header: Face Masks


Parent Guides for Face Mask Use

PPMD has created a factsheet with helpful hints for getting your child to wear a face mask.

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School created these resources for parents to support their children in wearing face masks.

Resource: PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks PDF Consejos útiles para las mascarillas faciales PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Chinese PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Haitian Creole PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - French PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Russian

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Let's end COVID, Maryland.

Visit Maryland's covidLINK for factual information about the COVID-19 vaccine and to schedule your vaccination appointment.