Inclusion

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Inclusive Education
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Report

Toward a Disability-Inclusive COVID19 Response: 10 recommendations from the International Disability Alliance

Published by
International Disability Alliance

IDA has compiled this list of the main barriers that persons with disabilities face in this emergency situation along with some practical solutions and recommendations. This document is based on inputs received from our members around the world aiming to assist global, regional, national and local advocacy to more efficiently address the range of risks persons with disabilities face.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Inclusive Education sector guiding note on COVID-19

Published by
Humanity & Inclusion

The closure of schools not only disrupts education, but also access to food programmes, social support, personal assistance or medical care, often accessed through schools. Children are at increased risk of child protection issues without the protective and social environment of a school, and linked services.

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Advocacy Statement

Covid-19 pandemic: key messages for advocacy

Published by
HelpAge International

This document provides HelpAge International staff, network members and partners with key messages to advocate for the effective inclusion of older people in preparedness planning and ongoing responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Including children with disabilities in humanitarian action

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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Handicap International

his series of booklets provides insight into the situation of children with disabilities in humanitarian contexts, highlights the ways in which they are excluded from humanitarian action, and offers practical actions and tips to better include children and adolescents with disabilities in all stages of humanitarian action.

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Disability and COVID-19: Guidance note for projects

Published by
Girls' Education Challenge, UKaid

COVID-19 raises the potential for an increase in stigma, discrimination and rights violations against girls with disabilities in the countries in which the GEC operates – remember that existing barriers will still be there.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19

Published by
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Health Organization (WHO)

The current COVID-19 outbreak has provoked social stigma and discriminatory behaviours against people of certain ethnic backgrounds as well as anyone perceived to have been in contact with the virus.

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Advocacy Statement

IDDC Inclusive Education Task Group response to COVID-19

Published by
International Disability & Development Consortium

We need to ensure that all learners’ rights and needs are met, through the effective provision of quality and inclusive education during this health crisis and crucially beyond.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

COVID-19 response: Considerations for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

People experiencing social disadvantage and marginalization are known to be disproportionately impacted by ill-health. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, persons with disabilities may have increased risk for exposure, complications, and death.

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Ukrainian
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Children's MIRA: Listening to Children During Emergencies

Published by
Save the Children

Children's right to be heard does not cease in situations of disaster or in their aftermath. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child encourages State parties to the CRC to support mechanism which enable children to play an active role in both post-emergency, reconstruction, and post-conflict resolution processes.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidance Note 2: Teacher Resources

Published by
Humanity and Inclusion

This guidance is part of a series to support you during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidance Note 3: Home support

Published by
Humanity and Inclusion

This guidance is part of a series to support you during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Guidance Note 4: TV and Radio Learning

Published by
Humanity & Inclusion

This guidance is part of a series to support you during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidance Note 5: Return to School

Published by
Humanity & Inclusion

This guidance is part of a series to support you during the Covid-19 crisis

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

Published by
UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team

All children and young adults require support from caregivers during times of stress and uncertainty, such as those we are facing now with the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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