The Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Network has put together some information to make you informed of your rights if you need to go to the hospital during this pandemic. They have also created a fillable form that can be completed ahead of time, so that in a time of crisis you can help ensure that all individuals get the most effective medical care possible.
Laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act protect people with disabilities from discrimination in public services, employment, education, and their communities. A pandemic, like COVID-19, does not change those rights, unless it puts medical staff or others in danger.
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