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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page

Public School Websites (by County) – Student Learning Resources – Meal pick up locations

Allegany County Public Schools

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore County Public Schools

Calvert County Public Schools

Caroline County Public Schools

Carroll County Public Schools

Cecil County Public Schools

Charles County Public Schools

Dorchester County Public Schools

Frederick County Public Schools

Garrett County Public Schools

Harford County Public Schools

Howard County Public Schools

Kent County Public Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools

Prince George’s County Public Schools

Queen Anne’s County Public Schools

Somerset County Public Schools

St. Mary’s County Public Schools

Talbot County Public Schools

Washington County Public Schools

Wicomico County Public Schools

Worcester County Public Schools


Articles

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus – Adults can help by making sure adolescents don’t overestimate the dangers or underestimate their ability to protect themselves

Coronavirus: What Is It and What Can I Do?  — The Arc Maryland and Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students – U.S. Department of Education

How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism

How to Help Children Manage Fears

How to help children with autism adjust during self-isolation

How to Talk About COVID-19 With People on the Autism Spectrum 

How to talk to children about the coronavirus

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Outbreak – U.S. Department of Education

Supporting with Autism Through Uncertain Times

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource — National Association of School Psychologists

What Is Social Distancing?

What to Do When Your Child on the Autism Spectrum’s Routine Is Disrupted by the Coronavirus?

Why Social Distancing Mitigates the Spread of  COVID-19

Working from home: Developing new routines


At home activities

Active For Life – Raising Physically Literate Kids

Art Activities and Games

Art for Kids Hub — Many of our lessons are perfect for any age, all you need is a few supplies!

Audible Stories Free Audiobooks

Boredom Busters — 110 Fun At-Home Activities for Families and Kids — Our list of Boredom Busters includes over 100 fun (and mostly free) activities that you and your kids can enjoy at home.  This handy list can easily be printed and placed on the refrigerator – a great way to have instant “ideas” when boredom strikes!

Broadway Collective Study Hall — Each week for 3 weeks, starting Monday March 30th, we will drop exclusive masterclasses taught by Broadway performers for you to stream – all for FREE.

Cartooning Club – How to Draw – YouTube Channe — Looking for fun and easy ways to improve your drawing skills? You’ve come to the right place. Art is an essential life skill that everyone should learn.

Circletime

Cosmic Kids Yoga (YouTube Channel)

Disney Imagineering – Build Your Own Themepark

Free Online Concerts from world famous classical music venues

GoNoodle — When it’s time for them to get up and move around, this always-free app has videos that kids can follow along with for a little dance break.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems – Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.

MOCO Movement Center Facebook Page — Move with MOCO –Each day, check in to this page at noon to follow along LIVE with activities like dance, yoga, ball games, scavenger hunts, fun with bubbles, and more with your favorite MOCO friends.

Muffalo Potato — Drawing Lessons

Over 100,000 images from museums in Paris have been put online — Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000 artworks freely available to the public on their collections website.

Rebel Girls — Activities include how to write a business plan, how to write a computer program, how to plant a garden, and more.

Sensory Scavenger Hunt

Supporting Individuals with Autism Through Uncertain Times

The Learning Station

Unleashing Readers – There are some incredible authors who are doing LIVE (yes, LIVE!) readings and doodle alongs of their books. We are, quite frankly, blown away and in awe of these authors. Ricki’s and Kellee’s children are loving so many of these! Here’s amazing opportunities for our children/students as we move to digital/distance learning.

Yoga with Miss Yael


Educational Websites

6 Online Speech Therapy Resources for Kids

Bamboo Learning — Bamboo works with Amazon’s Alexa to do free, voice-based activities around math, music, social studies, and stories

Bibliomania — Free Online Literature

Boardmaker Coronavirus Communication Support Materials

Brainbashers.com — A collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions.

BrainPOP video about the Coronavirus — It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts can help ease your mind.

Breakout EDU

CK-12 

Class Central — 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

ClubSciKidz – Where Science and Technology Connect

Duolingo — teaches foreign languages using bite-size lessons.

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings 

(More) Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

Epic – Digital Library

Free Social and Emotional Learning Activities

Fun and Free Educational Websites for Kids — Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 17 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online teaching games, printable activities, videos, and so much more.

Handwriting Heroes

HippoCampus.org — Free educational resources for middle school to college

IXL.com

Khan Academy

LightSail – Literacy Platform

Milwaukee with Kids – Two weeks of fun and easy science experiments

MKE With Kids Resources and Activities 

Mommy Speech Therapy — Words in various speech position, great for articulation

NASA Kid’s Club

PBS Kids

Picture Dictionary — This dictionary contains more than 2500 illustrations with translations in more than 50 languages.

Readwritethink.com — Learning Idioms

Rosetta Stone —  Free access to Rosetta Stone for the the next three months

Scholastic Learn at Home

ScratchJr — With ScratchJr, participants can program their own interactive stories and games

Special Needs for Special Kids — Free online resources for teachers and parents of kids with autism and significant learning challenges.

Splashlearn.com — K-5 math

Squiggly’s Playhouse — Creative Writing

Starfall

Stories from the Web

Storyjumper.com —  Provides a free online tool to write, illustrate and publish children’s stories.

TEDEd — TED-Ed provides everything you need to spark and celebrate your child’s ideas.

Toy Theater — Visual memory activities

World of Words 


Resources specific to Maryland

Maryland Department of Health letter regarding Self-Direction

Maryland Department of Health letter regarding DDA Services

Maryland Health Connection

Maryland School District Continuity of Learning Plans


Social Stories

Carol Gray Social Story: My Story About Pandemics and the Coronavirus

Coronavirus Story

Covid-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities

Debbie Fights Coronavirus

Handwashing Social Story

Let’s Talk About the Coronavirus (video)

My Coronavirus Story

Printable Social Stories

What is the Coronavirus


Virtual Field Trips

Boston Children’s Museum

Discovery Education

Farm Tours

Georgia Aquarium

Great Wall of China

Guggenheim Museum

Houston Zoo

J. Paul Getty Museum

Louvre Museum

Mars (like, the planet)

MASP, Brazil

Met Opera

Monterey Bay Aquarium

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

National Geographic

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

National Parks Service

Pergamon Museum

Reid Park Zoo

Rijksmuseum

San Diego Zoo

Scholastic

Smithsonian

Smithsonian National Zoo

U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Yellowstone National Park

Zoo Atlanta (Panda Cam)

 


 

 

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