Covid-19 and Disability

Coronavirus: all the information in Paris for people with disabilities.

Adaptation of lockdown rules for people with disabilities

Adaptation for visually impaired people: blind or visually impaired people are not required to carry the ‘attestation de déplacement dérogatoire’ (‘travel justification certificate’), provided that they present a disability ID card or a document proving such a disability. The person accompanying them must have a ‘dérogation professionnelle de déplacement’ (‘professional travel derogation’).

 

On 2 April 2020, the French president announced an easing of lockdown conditions for people with disabilities and the person accompanying them: more information here.  

Platform pooling solidarity initiatives in the region.


Available online resources

pools resources on physical activity adapted to the lockdown, and cultural and creative activities, as well as information, for people living with Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis (MS).

 

Good initiatives

Online dance classes in Amiens: World dance, break dance or choreography with a wheelchair. The classes are aimed at the largest number of people and Lucie also offers choreographies for two people, between an able-bodied person and a person with reduced mobility.https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/hauts-de-france/somme/amiens/coronavirus-ecoles-danse-amiens-donnent-cours-ligne-confinement-1819126.html

 

The Louvre Museum during the COVID 19 lockdown:

 

The Institut du Monde Arabe goes virtual with #LImaALaMaison a special programme on its website and social networks: concerts, talks, tutorials and mathematics.