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='''Helpful Apps'''=
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Visit the [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/favorite-search.php Tools for Life App Finder] for apps on teleworking, social  distancing, emergency preparedness and more
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The Tools for Life team is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by collecting and vetting resources for individuals with disabilities in the community, as well as their family and circles of support. The resources in these webinars are not meant to replace advice or instruction from a doctor or medical team. These resources are here to educate and empower. We encourage you to take this information, do further research, and share what you've learned with your medical and support teams.
  
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We ask that you share this information with anyone that will benefit. We are in this together and together we are stronger. Stay safe and educated!
  
='''Planning Guides and Resources'''=
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'''View the four part [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=TFL_COVID-19_Webinar_Series Webinar Series here.]'''
  
*'''[https://gcdd.org/covid-19-resources-for-georgians-with-developmental-disabilities.html?fbclid=IwAR399EK0ngVD0U-PVRN6w1tdCuUf43g8KBd-mKyS3k8HeeRPykkHv_kE-es COVID-19 Resources for People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families]'''
 
**From the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
 
  
*'''[https://www.at3center.net/repository/EmergencyManagement Emergency Management Resources from AT3]'''
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='''Connectedness/Virtual Platforms'''=
**Resources from the National Assistive Technology Act Technical Assistance and Training (AT3) Center
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*'''Informational Videos in ASL
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Stay connected to family and friends through virtual platforms and resources to alleviate social isolation. You'll also find initiatives that companies have launched to keep people connected.  
**From the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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***[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvzDRwARoYg&feature=youtu.be Message About Coronavirus]
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***[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooBRqfZjKhQ&feature=youtu.be Message about Self-Care]
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*'''[http://www.disasterstrategies.org/ Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies]'''
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Connectedness/Virtual_Platforms Connectedness/Virtual Platforms resources here.]'''
  
*'''[https://www.nacdd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Plain-Language-Information-on-Coronavirus.pdf Plain Language COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities]
 
  
*'''[https://www.nmdunited.org/covid-19-guideCOVID-19 Plan and Prep Guide for Adults Living with Neuromuscular Disabilities]'''
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='''Education'''=
*Provides fact-based, reliable resources that educate our community on how to reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19, while also providing practical coping tools and life-management strategies that can be used not just for this specific situation, but for addressing any viral or bacterial infection risk.
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*'''[https://www.nationaldisabilityinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/financial-resiliency-tips.pdf Promoting Financial Health and Resiliency for People with Disabilities and Their Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic]'''
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Find all things education related in this section including: software, read-alouds, special education resources and more!
  
*'''[https://www.fox13memphis.com/rss-snd/here-is-list-resources-students-who-normally-receive-speech-language-therapy-when-schools-are-session/EGNXSOC3HZHT3DZOXZZ5RIZVFQ/?fbclid=IwAR1qIo2nz0Ohyt4Ckm50x7vHQtXfPVKFg2Tg-oa-LfOR1c4MKLRZNePgUs4 Resources for Students Who Normally Receive Speech and Language Therapy at School]'''
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Education Education resources here.]'''
  
*'''[https://acl.gov/COVID-19?fbclid=IwAR17dcGmxIf1lhUpdKGp202iJzaCGNqsfb1VBSO2SXYi01PmtBtb2jPrbNM Resources from Administration for Community Living]'''
 
  
*'''[https://www.thinkinclusive.us/covid-19/ Special Education Resources]'''
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='''Entertainment and Recreation'''=
  
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Many websites are offering free and discounted access to recreation activities such as virtual museums, access to films, national parks and more!
  
='''Entertainment and Recreation'''=
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Entertainment_and_Recreation Entertainment and Recreation resources here.]'''
  
*'''[https://www.bustle.com/p/14-online-book-clubs-you-can-join-right-now-8088085 14 Book Clubs to Join Right Now]
 
  
*'''[https://www.cntraveler.com/story/all-the-museum-exhibits-symphonies-and-operas-you-can-enjoy-from-home Conde Nast Traveler]
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='''Georgia Specific Resources'''=
**All the Museum Exhibits, Symphonies and Operas You Can Enjoy From Home
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*'''[https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/virtual-national-parks-tours?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-share-article&utm_content=20200318 Five National Parks Offering Virtual Tours]
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In this section you will find resources particularly useful for residents of Georgia including: local resources, government mandates, transportation information and more.
  
*'''[https://lifehacker.com/you-can-play-these-games-online-with-friends-1842347093 Online Board and Card Games to Play with Friends]
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Georgia_Specific_Resources Georgia Specific Resources here.]'''
  
*'''[https://kids.sandiegozoo.org San Diego Zoo]'''
 
**Activities, games and videos
 
  
*'''[http://www.puppet.org/ The Center for Puppetry Arts]'''
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='''Helpful Apps'''=
**Virtual shows and online tours
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*'''[https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne The Louvre]
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'''Visit the [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/favorite-search.php Tools for Life App Finder] for apps on teleworking, social  distancing, emergency preparedness and more.'''
**Virtual Tour
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*'''[https://www.nps.gov/.../lea.../photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm Yellowstone National Park]
 
**Virtual Tour
 
  
='''Connectedness/Virtual Platforms'''=
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='''Planning Guides and Resources'''=
  
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Organizations from across the country have provided planning guides and produced other resources for people with disabilities. These include information on developmental disabilities, emergency management, avoiding discrimination in care, complex needs and more! Check out this section if you are looking for specialized information.
  
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Planning_Guides_and_Resources Planning Guides and Resources here].'''
  
  
='''Education'''=
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='''Sanitization of Assistive Technology'''=
  
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Sanitizing assistive technology is essential!
  
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Sanitization_of_Assistive_Technology Sanitization Resources here]'''
  
  
 
='''Software'''=
 
='''Software'''=
  
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Many software companies are offering their products at free and discounted rates.
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Software Software resources here.]'''
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='''Speech/Communication'''=
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Find communication resources for all ages in this section. These include communication boards, speech therapy exercises to do at home and more.
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Speech/Communication Speech and Communication resources here.]'''
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='''Workplace Accommodations'''=
  
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Here you will find resources for workplace accommodations.
  
'''Speech/Communication'''
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Workplace_Accommodations Workplace Accommodation resources here.]'''

Latest revision as of 07:57, 16 June 2020

TFL Webinar Series

The Tools for Life team is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by collecting and vetting resources for individuals with disabilities in the community, as well as their family and circles of support. The resources in these webinars are not meant to replace advice or instruction from a doctor or medical team. These resources are here to educate and empower. We encourage you to take this information, do further research, and share what you've learned with your medical and support teams.

We ask that you share this information with anyone that will benefit. We are in this together and together we are stronger. Stay safe and educated!

View the four part Webinar Series here.


Connectedness/Virtual Platforms

Stay connected to family and friends through virtual platforms and resources to alleviate social isolation. You'll also find initiatives that companies have launched to keep people connected.

View the full list of Connectedness/Virtual Platforms resources here.


Education

Find all things education related in this section including: software, read-alouds, special education resources and more!

View the full list of Education resources here.


Entertainment and Recreation

Many websites are offering free and discounted access to recreation activities such as virtual museums, access to films, national parks and more!

View the full list of Entertainment and Recreation resources here.


Georgia Specific Resources

In this section you will find resources particularly useful for residents of Georgia including: local resources, government mandates, transportation information and more.

View the full list of Georgia Specific Resources here.


Helpful Apps

Visit the Tools for Life App Finder for apps on teleworking, social distancing, emergency preparedness and more.


Planning Guides and Resources

Organizations from across the country have provided planning guides and produced other resources for people with disabilities. These include information on developmental disabilities, emergency management, avoiding discrimination in care, complex needs and more! Check out this section if you are looking for specialized information.

View the full list of Planning Guides and Resources here.


Sanitization of Assistive Technology

Sanitizing assistive technology is essential!

View the full list of Sanitization Resources here


Software

Many software companies are offering their products at free and discounted rates.

View the full list of Software resources here.


Speech/Communication

Find communication resources for all ages in this section. These include communication boards, speech therapy exercises to do at home and more.

View the full list of Speech and Communication resources here.


Workplace Accommodations

Here you will find resources for workplace accommodations.

View the full list of Workplace Accommodation resources here.