UNICEF: Disability Considerations for Children & Adults
The "COVID-19 response: Considerations for Children & Adults with Disabilities" a guidance note on considerations for children and adults with disabilities in the COVID-19 response. The guidance describes what we need to know about the situation of persons with disabilities in COVID-19 response, and what we need to do in five key points.
How SAFOD and the entire disability movement could utilize this resource in Southern Africa?
- SAFOD, affiliates and partners could use the resource as a key reference material when engaging SADC, Governments and other stakeholders on best ways to mainstream disability within their COVID-19 regional, national and community response plans / strategies / programs.
- SAFOD could adapt most of the recommendations into its own advocacy materials on COVID-19.
Other observations and recommendations
Ensure that the resource is re-packaged in accessible formats, including Braille, audio books/text, large prints, etc.