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'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Education Education resources here!]'''
'''View the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Education 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!
*'''[https://www.bustle.com/p/14-online-book-clubs-you-can-join-right-now-8088085 14 Book Clubs to Join Right Now]
*'''[https://www.airbnb.com/s/experiences/online Airbnb Online Experiences]
**Offering online experiences such as Secrets of Magic, Family Baking Experience and Tango Concert with a Latin Grammy Nominee
*'''[https://www.cultofmac.com/695039/apple-books-offering-free-novels-and-audiobooks-to-get-you-through-self-isolation/#more-695039 Apple Books]
**Offering free novels and audiobooks
*'''[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]
**All the Museum Exhibits, Symphonies and Operas You Can Enjoy From Home
*'''[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]
*'''[https://lifehacker.com/you-can-play-these-games-online-with-friends-1842347093 Online Board and Card Games to Play with Friends]
*'''[http://www.bostonjfilm.org/reelabilities/ ReelAbilities Film Festival]
**Free online screening
*'''[https://kids.sandiegozoo.org San Diego Zoo]'''
**Activities, games and videos
*'''[https://www.cultofmac.com/701803/free-sling-tv-no-credit-card/#more-701803 Sling TV]
**Sling TV streaming video service is now available during primetime at no charge
**New customers can watch every night from 5 pm to midnight for free
**No credit card information needed
*'''[http://www.puppet.org/ The Center for Puppetry Arts]'''
**Virtual shows and online tours
*'''[https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne The Louvre]
**Virtual Tour
*'''[https://www.nationalparks.org/connect/blog/take-virtual-visit-national-park Yellowstone National Park]
**Virtual Tour

'''Find the full list of [https://gatfl.gatech.edu/tflwiki/index.php?title=COVID-19_Resources_-_Entertainment_and_Recreation Entertainment and Recreation resources here.]'''

='''Georgia Specific Resources'''=
='''Georgia Specific Resources'''=

Revision as of 10:26, 29 May 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.

Find full list of Connectedness/Virtual Platforms resources here.


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!

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

Find the full list of Entertainment and Recreation resources here.

Georgia Specific Resources

  • 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.

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

Sanitization of Assistive Technology


  • 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


    • Free open source, web-based video conferencing tool built for people who can't speak but still need to emotionally connection with those at a distance