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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

Your Questions, Answered: Auto-Captions | Tutoring | VRS