COVID-19 Resources

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Resources (updated continuously) from the American Association of the DeafBlind, American Society of Deaf Children, CDC, the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Communication Service for the Deaf, Complex Child, Described and Captioned Media Program, Edutopia, Florida Department of Health, Hearing Loss Association of America, Helen Keller National Center, National Center on Deaf-Blindness, National Deaf Center, Paths to Literacy, Perkins School for the Blind, Self Advocacy and Beyond, . . .

From the American Association of the DeafBlind: Preparing for Hospitalization (open letter with recommendations)

From the American Society of Deaf Children: Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: ASL and English Resources

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): ASL Videos (Closed Captioned, NO Audio) 

Resources from the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation:

COVID-19 Resources

Entertainment Resources

Homeschool Resources

Storytelling Resources

Technology Resources

From Complex Child:

Ten COVID-19 Preparations To Do RIGHT NOW for Medically Complex Families

How Is COVID-19 Affecting Kids Who Are Medically Complex?

Nebs, Trachs, Vents, Suctioning, and the Spread of COVID-19

Should I Cancel My Child’s Nurse or Aide? A Flowchart

Preparing for Hospitalization of a Child Who is Medically Complex during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Balancing Complex Caregiving and Educating Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“C” is for COVID-19 and Communication, Communication, Communication

Masks 101: A Guide for Children Who are Medically Complex

Coronavirus Hotline: 
(Monday – Friday 7AM to 7PM CST) (in American ASL and English) – click “ASL Now” box  Or (VP) 833-682-7630

From Edutopia: DIY Ways to Meet a Child’s Sensory Needs at Home

From the Described & Captioned Media Program: Remote Learning With DCMP Accessible Videos 

From Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection:
What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida
Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

From the Hearing Loss Association of America: Coronavirus and Accessible Medical Settings

From the Helen Keller National Center:

COVID-19 Communication Guidelines

Communication Cards for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

Resources for Consumers and Professionals During COVID-19

From the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB): Ideas for Activities at Home During COVID-19

From the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Transition: Questions and Answers
Includes strategies for accessing remote learning for DeafBlind students.

US Department of Education:
Office of Special Education Programs

From Paths to Literacy: Stay-at-Home Activities for Children with Visual Impairments

From Perkins School for the Blind: Accessible Art & Music Activities for Blind Kids

Self-Advocacy and Beyond (English Language) (Spanish Language): Plain Language Information on COVID-19