COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

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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

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