News / 03/25/2020

COVID-19 Resources for Families

HELPFUL WEBSITES

CHOP Center for Autism Research: Tips for Kids with Special Needs During COVID-19 Outbreak

Bucks County Business Association: Grocery Shopping & Delivery Service 

Montgomery County PA Coronavirus Information Hub: https://data-montcopa.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/covid-19

City of Philadelphia Coronavirus Information Hub: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/multi-language-resources/covid-19-coronavirus-resources-in-english/

Delaware County PA Coronavirus Information Hub: https://www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/coronavirus.html

Bucks County PA Coronavirus Information Hub: http://www.buckscounty.org/government/healthservices/HealthDepartment/CoronavirusInfo

Berks County PA Coronavirus Information Hub: https://www.bctv.org/2020/03/16/berks-county-covid-19-coronavirus-resource-hub/

Chester County PA Coronavirus Information Hub: https://www.chesco.org/4376/Coronavirus-COVID-19

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

INSIDER: Here are 28 fun, free things to do online while you’re stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak: https://www.insider.com/free-things-online-while-at-home-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak-2020-3

NPR: Getting Bored? Here’s A List Of Free Things That Weren’t Free Before Coronavirus: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/20/818670715/getting-bored-heres-a-list-of-free-things-that-werent-free-before-coronavirus

Sports-Related Free Things To Do Online: https://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/2020/03/more-than-40-online-services-you-can-get-for-free-from-home-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic.html

Live Science Activities for Kids:https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-kids-activities.html

A Handy Chart Featuring Over 30 iPad Apps for Students with Special Needs: https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2016/01/a-handy-chart-featuring-over-30-ipad.html

RESOURCES ON HOSTING ACCESSIBLE VIRTUAL MEETINGS & EVENTS 

Good Practices for Accessible Virtual Meetings: https://accessibility.umn.edu/tutorials/online-meetings-events

Accessible Web Conferences and Webinar Best Practices: https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/internet-accessibility/accessible-web-conferences-and-webinar-best-practices

A Review from the American Foundation for the Blind on Zoom Conferencing: https://www.afb.org/aw/20/12/16849

Captioning Options for Video Conferencing and Learning Management Systems: https://tinachildress.wordpress.com/2020/03/13/captioning-options-for-videoconferencing-and-learning-management-systems/

Accessibility Strategies for Deaf/Hard of Hearing People in Remote Meetings: https://medium.com/@cmcnally/accessibility-strategies-for-deaf-hard-of-hearing-people-in-remote-meetings-e19781b3bc4

Google Hangouts Meet Accessibility Features: https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7313544?hl=en

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