Over the last few months, the Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) have been developing a Hospital Communication Passport to support efforts for a disability inclusive COVID-19 response to the health and medical needs of children, young people and adults with disabilities.
This resource is a valuable tool in gathering vital information, ensuring an understanding of how to support persons with disabilities access, communication, sensory, physical and personal care needs whilst supporting their rights. safety and dignity.
On Thursday 19 November and 26 November 2020 at 8:30pm AEDT, CCYDN is hosting a workshop is for organisations and individuals who want to use the resource.
The session will include:
- How to use the Hospital Communication Passport.
- The importance of local collaborations to support people with disability
- Tips for implementation.
The workshop is aimed at:
National Governments, Disabled People’s Organisations, civil society organisations, COVID-19 response and recovery leads and young people with disability who would want to get involved.
Include Me TOO worked with young people with disabilities and families to develop the resource. The Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network committee recognised how vital this resource was and have been working hard with the charity, getting this resource ready to deliver in their respective countries. We welcome further support and partners to deliver and implement this resource widely in other parts of their regions.