COVID-19 Communication Rights Toolkit

Patients with COVID-19 (coronavirus) who need communication tools and supports due to speech-related disabilities face greater risks of discrimination and isolation during this pandemic. For example, for safety reasons, your family members and others who help you communicate may not be allowed to join you in the hospital. You also may face other barriers to communicating your needs and desires while you are being treated. 

Your Rights:

It is important for you to know that your legal and civil rights to access your communication supports do not go away during an emergency, in quarantine, or in the hospital. 

Get the ToolKit from Communication Disabilities Access Canada: https://www.cdacanada.com/resources/covid-19-communication-rights-toolkit/

 

Contact

Spinal Cord Injury Canada

477 Mt Pleasant Rd, Suite 105, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4S 2L9
Bill Adair, Executive Director
(416) 200-5814