Additional COVID-19 Executive Orders Available in ASL
May 5, 2020
The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) and the Office of the Governor (OOG) have made the below materials available in American Sign Language (ASL). GCPD will continue to interpret the Governor’s Executive Orders into ASL and make those videos available on our YouTube channel. The most up to date information on executive orders can be found on the Governor’s coronavirus alert page.
TXGCPD Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/txgcpd/videos
Coronavirus Resources and Response: https://gov.texas.gov/coronavirus
Effective Communication Toolkit: https://www.preparingtexas.org/preparedness.aspx?page=df9e78fc-3f14-4c6c-aad8-7a2b90c425ef
Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM): https://tdem.texas.gov/covid-19/
We encourage everyone to make use of the State of Texas Effective Communications Toolkit published by the Texas Division of Emergency Management to ensure their communications are as accessible as possible. By making sure our emergency communications are accessible to all people, we help keep the entire community safe, healthy, and informed.
Executive Order #18: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6Wsq-Rypsk
Governor Abbott’s Executive Order #18: Relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.
Executive Order #19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPJ055SVjgE
Governor Abbott’s Executive Order #19: Relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster.
Executive Order #20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjvTJzj_84M
Governor Abbott’s Executive Order #20: Relating to expanding travel without restrictions as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.