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='''Helpful Apps'''=
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='''TFL Webinar Series'''=
  
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://foundation.chestnet.org/patient-education-resources/covid-19-resources-care-recommendations-home-based-ventilation-patients/?fbclid=IwAR3Z7j53tHJBjRdY5HqjzawKi2Ao6zUYTXSGnLukKO5odBb6jqDxQDRc1jQ Care Recommendations for Home Based Ventilation Patients]
 
  
*'''[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]'''
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='''Connectedness/Virtual Platforms'''=
**From the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
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*'''[https://www.curesma.org/covid19/ Cure SMA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center]
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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.  
  
*'''[https://www.at3center.net/repository/EmergencyManagement Emergency Management Resources from AT3]'''
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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.]'''
**Resources from the National Assistive Technology Act Technical Assistance and Training (AT3) Center
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*'''[https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders Georgia Governor Brian Kemp's 2020 Executive Orders]
 
  
*'''Informational Videos in ASL
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='''Education'''=
**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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Find all things education related in this section including: software, read-alouds, special education resources and more!
  
*'''[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]
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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://www.nmdunited.org/covid-19-guideCOVID-19 Plan and Prep Guide for Adults Living with Neuromuscular Disabilities]'''
 
*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.
 
 
*'''[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]'''
 
 
*'''[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]'''
 
 
*'''[https://acl.gov/COVID-19?fbclid=IwAR17dcGmxIf1lhUpdKGp202iJzaCGNqsfb1VBSO2SXYi01PmtBtb2jPrbNM Resources from Administration for Community Living]'''
 
 
*'''[https://www.thinkinclusive.us/covid-19/ Special Education Resources]'''
 
 
*'''[https://informeddelivery.usps.com/box/pages/intro/start.action?iom=B807-82ID-USRS-PS-USP-GO-XXX-AW-XX-X-INF&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_content=b807_82id&utm_campaign=informeddelivery2018&gclid=Cj0KCQjwyPbzBRDsARIsAFh15JaB9aCspfvtqrwgcFVXiVdu0y5V5_JxzMeuoOYwGDP9eSbHotdojfsaAq6UEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds USPS Informed Delivery]
 
**Sign up for free alerts from USPS for when and what mail is being delivered
 
**Great for limiting trips to the mailbox
 
  
 
='''Entertainment and Recreation'''=
 
='''Entertainment and Recreation'''=
  
*'''[https://www.bustle.com/p/14-online-book-clubs-you-can-join-right-now-8088085 14 Book Clubs to Join Right Now]
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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!
  
*'''[https://www.cultofmac.com/695039/apple-books-offering-free-novels-and-audiobooks-to-get-you-through-self-isolation/#more-695039 Apple Books]
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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.]'''
**Offering free novels and audiobooks
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*'''[https://www.imore.com/audible-offering-hundreds-titles-six-languages-kids-free Audible]
 
**Offering free titles for kids
 
  
*'''[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.]'''
  
*'''[http://www.bostonjfilm.org/reelabilities/ ReelAbilities Film Festival]
 
**Free online screening
 
  
*'''[https://kids.sandiegozoo.org San Diego Zoo]'''
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='''Helpful Apps'''=
**Activities, games and videos
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*'''[http://www.puppet.org/ The Center for Puppetry Arts]'''
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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 shows and online tours
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*'''[https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne The Louvre]
 
**Virtual Tour
 
  
*'''[https://www.nps.gov/.../lea.../photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm Yellowstone National Park]
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='''Planning Guides and Resources'''=
**Virtual Tour
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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.
  
='''Connectedness/Virtual Platforms'''=
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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].'''
  
*'''[https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19 Comcast COVID-19 Response]
 
**Xfinity Wifi free for everyone and other benefits
 
  
*'''Microsoft Teams
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='''Sanitization of Assistive Technology'''=
**Free platform for distance learning and work
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**[https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/remote-learning Remote Learning/Education]
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**[https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/work-remotely Work Remotely]
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*'''[https://www.drreginakoepp.com/blog/041 Social Distancing Doesn't Have to Mean Social Isolation for Older Adults]
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Sanitizing assistive technology is essential!
  
*'''[https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/covid19.html Zoom]
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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]'''
**Free virtual meetings and resources
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**[https://www.huffpost.com/entry/zoom-hacks-work-meetings-virtual-happy-hours_l_5e7ba807c5b6cb9dc1991ef4 Zoom Hacks for Work Meetings and Virtual Happy Hours]
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='''Education'''=
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*'''[https://lp.wiris.com/quizzes-ww/?j=207927&sfmc_sub=40214064&l=302_HTML&u=13487179&mid=100013640&jb=189&utm_source=sf&utm_medium=mail&utm_campaign=005_FreeQuizzesTraining 15 Hours of Math Quizzes Available Free to Teachers from WIRIS]
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*'''[https://www.cultofmac.com/696373/apples-on-staff-educators-will-guide-teachers-through-challenges-of-online-learning/ Apple Offers Free Support to Educators Navigating Challenges of Virtual Education]
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**Support for educators at all levels
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**Free one-on-one virtual coaching sessions
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*'''[https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/updates/school-closure.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=covid&utm_content=hklfreeresources&utm_source=Inclusive+Technology+%26+HelpKidzLearn&utm_campaign=3506fb6575-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_25_02_43_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_27aa929edc-3506fb6575-15392459&mc_cid=3506fb6575&mc_eid=6844b87da3 HelpKidzLearn]
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**Offering low cost online learning tools
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*'''[https://sites.google.com/view/wildwoodschoolresources/home Digital Resources for Home Use]
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*'''[https://www.seussville.com Dr.Seuss]
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**Read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuess
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*'''[https://www.kurzweiledu.com/kurzweil-academy/video.html?id=272793981&tab=getting-startedC:%5CUsers%5CSNelson%5CDocuments%5CAdd-in%20Express Kurzweil 3000 Read the Web Chrome Extension]
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*'''[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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*'''[https://www.thinkinclusive.us/covid-19/ Special Education Resources During COVID-19]
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*'''[https://virtualschoolactivities.com/ Virtual Tours and Trips to Educational Sites]
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*'''[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OH-_GM-eYefOa7JDNmM6wdUb9fsa1H8k8O_XgPih4m0/edit?fbclid=IwAR0bs59ft5cLEWrmi8RA7RSs2qyDgld95YrRI6pjFIR3AgF6LhqoCtLrHZg Websites for Read Alouds and Activities]
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='''Software'''=
 
='''Software'''=
  
*'''[https://www.cricksoft.com/us/clicker/clicker-at-home Crick Software]
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Many software companies are offering their products at free and discounted rates.
**Free access to Clicker@home for schools closed due to COVID-19
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*'''[https://yourdolphin.com/en-gb/news?id=480&utm_campaign=UK%20Education&utm_source=email&utm_content=COVID19%20-%20Education%20Msg%201 Dolphin SuperNova]
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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Software Software resources here.]'''
**3 months free access to any edition of SuperNova: Magnifier, Magnifier and Speech or Magnifier and Screen Reader
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*'''[https://portal.freedomscientific.com/SponsoredSoftware JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion]
 
**Free for students, faculty and staff
 
  
*'''[https://www.kurzweiledu.com/default.html Kurzweil 3000]
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='''Speech/Communication'''=
**Offered for free while schools are suspended
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*'''ReadSpeaker
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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.
**Offering TextAid and webReader for free
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***[https://info.readspeaker.com/textaid-free-60days?utm_campaign=Voice%20Developer%20Agency%20Outreach&utm_source=hs_automation&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85176068&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9KEP7QyrxrfkKXHIozegplEQinL50-ne3F7cIXXDUH6eu0-UxjC1GduRmK7d5f0vRh-Gr9qMJXPuwaMiqancUBlgjNNA&_hsmi=85176068 TextAid]
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***[https://info.readspeaker.com/en-us/webreader-free-60days webReader]
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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.]'''
  
='''Speech/Communication'''=
 
  
*'''[https://www.home-speech-home.com/twenty-5-minute-speech-therapy-activities-you-can-do-at-home.html?fbclid=IwAR0OeMdBUYGPdpB9AzEwI1cXY-tFes0KPJu1Oc4lnO4CiGNcjG8ffIYEZYE 5 Minute Speech Therapy Activities You Can Do at Home]
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='''Workplace Accommodations'''=
  
*'''[https://www.patientprovidercommunication.org/?fbclid=IwAR136AA4yjSMl2sDrD2xJXnbO-yjSCyB_7BfGlQmw4VWNeXj7GuIvhetrDw Patient Provider Communication]
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Here you will find resources for workplace accommodations.
**Free communication tools
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*'''[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_-_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.