We wanted to share these recently developed resources for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired. Can you please share these with your members and colleagues. Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Videos published by CDC in American Sign Language with accurate captions:
o Video 1 (Symptoms of COVID-19): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN_GVlbyC4Y
o Video 2 (COVID-19 Prevention Tips): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkaMC2Fipgg
o Video 3 (What Older Adults Need to Know About COVID-19): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEuEl682DUE
o Video 4 (What is my Risk for COVID-19?): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYfm0fNz7TQ
If Deaf ASL-users are needing access to Facebook livestreams, they may find help at Live Access ASL (https://www.facebook.com/groups/295002970853564/). This is a public group where interpreters are providing interpretations for free for inaccessible press conferences and announcements during the pandemic.