Georgia Tech Webinar: FAQs About COVID-19 Vaccines that People with Disabilities Should Consider

Event Start Date: May 26, 2021 - 7:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: May 26, 2021 - 8:00 PM EDT

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**Early registration is required. Registration for this webinar will close one hour before the live webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 26.**

COVID-19 vaccines are important tools to reduce the spread of COVID-19, especially for people with disabilities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that anyone eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine should get it, as well as continue to follow safety precautions like wearing a mask, washing hands, and avoiding crowds.

Come hear frequently asked questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines that people with disabilities should consider. This webinar will outline the CDC guidelines, as well as explore solutions to challenges people with disabilities may experience regarding accessing COVID-19 vaccines, like making an appointment for vaccination.

Participants will receive tips, resources, and guidance regarding the available vaccines as we collectively navigate this challenging time.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify three (3) positive impacts of COVID-19 vaccinations for people with disabilities.
  2. Describe three (3) solutions for challenges accessing COVID-19 vaccines that some people with disabilities experience.
  3. Identify three (3) COVID-19 vaccines resources to support health for people with disabilities.

Target Audience:

This is an introductory level webinar intended for anyone interested in learning more about CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine guidelines, as well as solutions to challenges that people with disabilities may experience related to accessing COVID-19 vaccines.

Continuing Education Credits:

Participants in this webinar will qualify for CEUs through the AAC Institute and CRCs through the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC).

Past Webinars:

If you missed any of our previous webinars in the COVID-19 Accessible Materials for People with Disabilities Project, visit our webinar archive at for broadcast recordings, live transcripts, and other support documents.


For questions about this webinar or if you would like more information about the COVID-19 Accessible Materials for People with Disabilities Project, please contact

This webinar will be presented through Zoom and will be recorded, and the archive, transcript, accessible presentation, as well as additional handouts will be made available within one week of the live webinar.

Captions and American Sign Language will be available.

This webinar series is made possible due to funding from the CDC Foundation along with technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.