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Webinars Alert - Future Planning and Using Telehealth

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) is hosting two webinars on issues that are affecting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD) and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts them. The webinars are open to self-advocates, families, caregivers and other stakeholders. Please see information for the two webinars and join NCCDD. 

April 29: Future Planning

When: 6:30 PM EST

  • Have You Asked Yourself During the Covid-19 Crisis the Following Questions:
    What happens to my loved one with disabilities if I get sick?
    What happens to my loved one with disabilities if I die?


  • Welcome/Introductions: Talley Wells
  • Moderator Kerri Eaker
  • Panelists:
    • Betsy MacMichael, Executive Director, First in Families
    • Melinda Plue, Director of Advocacy and Chapter Development, The Arc of North Carolina
    • Wanda Curley, Parent Advocate, Autism Society of North Carolina

Watch the webinar here

Video transcription will be posted soon. 

Q&A from/for the Future Planning Webinar Responses

May 4: Practical Health Guidance for People with Disabilities

When: 6:30 PM

Topic: Using Telehealth Sessions Effectively for Your Healthcare Needs


  • Welcome/Introductions: Talley Wells
  • Moderator – Kerri Eaker
  • Panelists:
    • Robert Christian, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilitie
    • Rebecca Putnam, MD, Family Medicine Physician, MAHEC Family Health Center at Biltmore
    • Jared Coffey, LCSW, Behavioral Health – Mission Children’s Hospital, Olson Huff Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    • Maudeb Maybin, Self-Advocate

Watch the webinar here



Find a COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster

Visit the NC DHHS website to find an available vaccine/booster in your area: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines

Everyone age 16+ can now get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot 6 months after your 2nd dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 months after your single dose of J&J’s Janssen.

The COVID-19 vaccine is available for children ages 6 months and older. Get kids back to safely being with their family and friends. The vaccine is free, safe and effective.


Raleigh COVID-19 Internet Resources for Low-Income Families

Click here for information on local organizations that provide discounted distance learning devices, remote learning programs, and free wireless internet access in Raleigh.

Joint DMHDDSAS and DHB (NC Medicaid) COVID-19 Update Call for Consumers, Family Members and Community Stakeholders (details here)

Learn how to get the vaccine in your area – visit https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/findyourspot or call the COVID-19 Line at 1-877-490-6642 (it’s a free call).

Pandemic Helpline Launches For People With I/DD, Caregivers: 888-847-3209
More information here

NC COVID Vaccine Distribution Chart

Download pdf here or view the web page

New COVID-19
County Alert System

pinpoints counties with the highest levels of spread and offer recommendations to bring numbers down. The report will be published on the 2nd week of each month (download pdf). Monitor your county's status on the NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard.

New DHHS - I/DD Medicaid and State-Funded Service Delivery During School Hours
(download pdf)

Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders in English and Spanish

Click here to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 in NCor text COVIDNC to 898211.  

Call 2-1-1 (or 888-892-1162) for general questions or for help finding human services resources in your community.


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This project was supported, in part by grant number 2001NCSCDD-02, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

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