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**Over 650 companies and associations have signed the pledge to Keep Americans Connected
 
**Over 650 companies and associations have signed the pledge to Keep Americans Connected
 
**Ensures that Americans do not lose their broadband or telephone connectivity as a result of these exceptional circumstances
 
**Ensures that Americans do not lose their broadband or telephone connectivity as a result of these exceptional circumstances
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*'''[https://broadband.georgia.gov/georgia-internet-access-covid-19-update Georgia Internet Access for COVID-19]
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**The Georgia Department of Community Affairs, in partnership with Governor Brian Kemp and the state Coronavirus Task Force has launched this webpage to provide information to Georgians and resources connect to high-speed internet.
  
 
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**Free virtual meetings and resources
 
**Free virtual meetings and resources
 
**[https://www.huffpost.com/entry/zoom-hacks-work-meetings-virtual-happy-hours_l_5e7ba807c5b6cb9dc1991ef4 Zoom Hacks for Work Meetings and Virtual Happy Hours]
 
**[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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Revision as of 07:35, 9 April 2020

Helpful Apps

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


Planning Guides and Resources

  • FFC Keep Americans Connected Initiative
    • Over 650 companies and associations have signed the pledge to Keep Americans Connected
    • Ensures that Americans do not lose their broadband or telephone connectivity as a result of these exceptional circumstances
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Audible
    • Offering free titles for kids

Connectedness/Virtual Platforms

  • FFC Keep Americans Connected Initiative
    • Over 650 companies and associations have signed the pledge to Keep Americans Connected
    • Ensures that Americans do not lose their broadband or telephone connectivity as a result of these exceptional circumstances
  • Georgia Internet Access for COVID-19
    • The Georgia Department of Community Affairs, in partnership with Governor Brian Kemp and the state Coronavirus Task Force has launched this webpage to provide information to Georgians and resources connect to high-speed internet.

Education

  • Dr.Seuss
    • Read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuess
  • Publishers.org
    • What Publishers Are Doing To Help During The Coronavirus Pandemic
  • RedShelf
    • Initiative ensures students have access to their learning resources during unprecedented campus closures
  • VitalSource
    • Helping ensure students can continue to access quality digital course materials due to a recent and rapid campus shift to distance-learning
    • Students and instructors at impacted 2 and 4-year non-profit institutions in the U.S. and Canada can now access an expansive catalog of etexts at no charge


Software

  • Crick Software
    • Free access to Clicker@home for schools closed due to COVID-19
  • Dolphin SuperNova
    • 3 months free access to any edition of SuperNova: Magnifier, Magnifier and Speech or Magnifier and Screen Reader


Speech/Communication