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We hope this At Home Resources page will help during this time of uncertainty. Please check for updates as resources are continually added. To skip ahead to a section, select a category:

COVID-19 Resources

Entertainment Resources

Homeschool Resources

Storytelling Resources

Technology Resources

 

COVID19 Resources

Covid-19 Core Communication Boards: A Free Resource for Medical Communication 


Speak Out to Protect Blind and Low Vision Students’ Rights


 

 

 

 

 

Here’s What Parents Dealing With Coronavirus Isolation Want You To Know


DBI’s Response to COVID-19


DeafBlind Community COVID-19 Information


How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus


More tips about how to explain the Coronavirus to your children thanks to Easterseals South Carolina


Communication Service for the Deaf and its Connect Direct Launch American Sign Language Coronavirus Hotline


ASL Coronavirus for Kids


COVID-19 “Coronavirus” – An Illustrated Guide For Kids With Questions


Helen Keller Services – Resources for Consumers and Professionals During COVID-19


Tips and Resources for Coronavirus Quarantine


COVID-19 Communication Rights Toolkit with Printable Patient Accommodations Request Form – UNITED STATES VERSION


Protecting your family during the COVID-19 pandemic with Dr. Dave Price


How Do Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind Communicate at the Hospital During COVID-19?


Picture Stories


COVID-19 Data Center


I had no immune system for months after my bone marrow transplant. Here’s how I avoided viral illness, and how you can, too. It’s easier than you think.


We Wear Masks – A Social Story about the coronavirus


Creating a Daily Schedule for Your Child


A Different End to My School Year


Resources for Caregivers


Coping with COVID-19: A “For-Now” Normal


Autism & Fear Wearing Masks


PSA: You Make the Rules for Your Family as Lockdowns Lift—Regardless of Peer Pressure to Be Social


Help! My Face Mask Is Getting in the Way of My Hearing Aid


Entertainment Resources

Calendar of Virtual Field Trips for Families March, April, May 2020


Audible has made hundreds of its audiobooks free to the public to help parents looking to entertain their kids


Amazon is offering some kids movies and TV shows for free as families stay inside amid the coronavirus outbreak


Cincinnati Zoo Live


Physical Education Games


Stay-at-Home Activities for Children with Visual Impairments


Easy Indoor Activities for Energetic Kids


Topic: Activities and Tips for Cooped-Up Autism Families


Ideas for Activities at Home During COVID-19 Pandemic


Stuck in quarantine with the kiddos? Looking for things to keep them out of your hair? Here are some activities to keep them busy!


DIY Sound Activity


Mess-Free Painting


30 Creative Activities for Kids


Introducing sensory play – how you can keep your children happy and stimulated at home


Create this tasty Rainbow Fruit Salad from this week’s #news2you newspaper, “Sharing Happiness.”


Let’s Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities: https://bit.ly/357S8np

Clothing Care for Students with Visual Impairments: https://bit.ly/3cNsiYc


Salt Art


Homeschool Resources

33 Visual Picture Schedules for Home/Daily Routines


Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus


Khan Academy – A nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.


Distance Learning Tips From One Teacher to Another


6 Free Online Speech Therapy Resources For Kids


If your child receives speech therapy and you’re not sure how to teach a specific sound, check out these videos on YouTube by Peachie Speechie!


Take Control of Your Online Learning: Tips for Deaf College


Students UFIT HomeExercise


Homeschooling is NOT the Same as Crisis Schooling: advice during coronavirus COVID -19 shut downs


+60 Websites For High School Students To Continue Learning At Home


OT Activities – You can do in your home!


Cooped Up with Coronavirus


Learning Resources


Math Games and Activities for Home for Students with Visual Impairments – All Ages

Perkins School For The Blind – At-home activities for your child We’re here to help you keep your child’s education on track

Math Games and Activities for Home for Students with Visual Impairments – 4th grade and Up


Making Braille Cookies!


Literacy at Home: Make a Tactile Experience Book!


Distance Education Resources


Distance Learning for Special Education


Need Help Sorting Through the Avalanche of Online Resources for Kids Who Are Now Learning at Home? 11 Sites for Parents to Look At


65 Life Skills to Teach Kids at Every Age


Special Needs for Special Kids


At-home activities for your child


CVI-Friendly Videos

CVI-Friendly Videos Part 2: Resources for Students with CVI


New website offers tips for teachers about virtual special education


Giving teachers and families the tools and tips they need to help keep students learning.


Online Learning Opportunities from Schools for the Blind and Related Organizations


What is Playing with Words?


Learning Letters with Lids


Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University Launches Free ASL Literacy Activities to Support Deaf Children and Their Families During Covid-19 Remote Learning


Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Young Children With Disabilities Through Telecommunication


Virtual IEP Meeting Tip Sheets


Distance Learning Special Education: Tips for Families


150 Distance Learning Resources for Parents | OT | PT | Special Education | All Subjects


How to Advocate For Your Student with an IEP During Remote/Distance Learning: A Sample Letter


Educator Resources


Share educational resources and support each other as a community of educators


Stay-At-Home Activities for Visually Impaired Kids


Deaf Success in Fall 2020: Guides for Colleges, High Schools, and Families


Teaching Deaf Students Online: New 2-Hour Self-Paced Course Can Help Educators Learn the Basics


63 Sesame Street Coloring Pages | FREE | Activities

 


Storytelling Resources

Storytelling: “Where The Wild Things Are” By Maurice Sendak


The Very Hungry Caterpillar in American Sign Language


Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? in ASL by Bill Martin, Jr and Illustrated by Eric Carle


Parents Rejoice! Sesame Workshop Has Made 110 Sesame Street eBooks Free


The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities


CVI-Friendly If You Give a Mouse a Cookie


Time to Come In, Bear: A Children’s Story About Social Distancing


Technology Resources

Zoom for Kids: How to Set Up the Zoom App for Students and Parents


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