COVID Resources for Families


From Positive Eye: Activity Shares for families during COVID 19

The Positive eye links “provide families with some fun ideas, activities and inspiration during the periods of time spent at home during the months of the COVID19 Epidemic. They are not specific to a particular type of educational need but are holistic, can be adapted to meet sensory requirements and are activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family. “

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

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

Self-paced tutorial: “How to help your child with CVI”

From Perkins eLearning, self paced tutorial :
“How to help your child with CVI” 

OTHER 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 Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection:
What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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