The Center for Health Equity has compiled a resources list for people with disabilities and their caregivers to help them navigate and understand the COVID-19 vaccines and the process of receiving them. The list includes 1) websites to accessible documents; 2) videos in ASL; 3) information on activities you can do after being vaccinated; 4) documents explaining what the vaccines are; and 5) links to schedule vaccinations.
Indiana COVID-19 Vaccination Resources
Equality and Equity are NOT the same
This image from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation describes the difference between equality and equity. With equality, all people are given the same bicycle regardless of their different needs. With equity, each person is given the bicycle that meets their specific needs. Simply speaking, equality means sameness, and equity means fairness and justice.
Resources on Race, Equity, and Understanding
We act in solidarity with our Black colleagues, family, and friends.
In an organization as large as the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC), we have multiple perspectives and ideas, but we share a commitment to seeking and demanding equity for marginalized communities.
Complex Identities: Hoosiers with Disabilities from Minoritized Communities
This video presents important themes that emerged in remote interviews conducted by the Indiana Disability History Project. Interviewees describe the experience of having a disability while also being a member of a marginalized race or ethnicity.
First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities
We invite you to explore more videos about disabiity in Indiana by visiting the exhibits at our Indiana DIsability History project. Since 2015, the Center has been collecting accounts of Hoosiers with disabilities and their supporters to document and preserve their memories and experiences, highlighting historic developments in the Indiana disability rights movement.
Find Disability Resources through the Indiana Institute's Library and Indiana Disability Resource FINDER
The Library at the IIDC
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community has a full-service lending library with a wide variety of resources about disabilities across the lifespan. Regardless of where you live, we are happy to lend our materials to you through the mail or to help you find the answers you need.
We’re open weekdays from 8:00 to 11:30 am and 12:30 to 4:15 pm ET.
Locate Disability Resources with FINDER
For those with disabilities and their families, trying to navigate a complex web of services, programs, and other disability-related community resources can be daunting. FINDER provides 24/7 access to community services, is easy to use, and supports first-time users with a step-by-step guide. For more experienced users, it has advanced search features. Regardless of how information is located, search results are immediately available, and can be saved for future use and shared.