Last revised: 04/07/2020                                                                              

Table of Contents

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1. General Resources

1a. Food and Housing

1b. Employment

1c. Medical

1d. Social and Emotional

1e. Arts and Music

1f. Virtual Tours

1g. Keeping Kids Active and Fine Motor

1h. Language Learning

1i. General Educational Resources (K - 12 resources)

2. Elementary School Resources

2a. Elementary - Math

2b. Elementary - Reading

2c. Elementary - Writing

2d. Elementary - Social Studies

2e. Elementary - Science

3. Middle School Resources

3a. Middle School - Math

3b. Middle School - Reading and Language Arts

3c. Middle School - History and Geography

3d. Middle School - Science

4. High School Resources

4a. Algebra

4b. Geometry

4c. General Math

4d. Biology

4e. Chemistry

4f. General Science

4g. English and Literature

4h. History, Government, and Economics

5. Resources for Children with Differing Educational Needs and Special Education

5a. Academic Interventions

5b. Behavior Strategies and Resources

5c. Resources for Families of Children with Autism


1. General Resources

 1a. Food and Housing

 1b. Employment

  • Unemployment.IN.gov: This website provides a link for filing for unemployment insurance benefits online, the Claimant Handbook, and Frequently Asked Questions.
  • PSE Virtual Career Fair: Free virtual career fair on Wednesday, April 15 from 9 am - 5 pm featuring jobs in business, primarily in sales and marketing. Register to attend using the link below.

 1c. Medical

  • Healthcare (Medicaid) applications can be completed online at www.fssabenefits.in.gov or by calling 800-403-0864.
  • IU Health Virtual Clinic: IU Health is offering free COVID-19 screenings via the IU Health Virtual Visit app. The virtual clinic is staffed with physicians, advance practice providers and registered nurses 24/7.
  • IU Health Patient Postcard: If a friend or family member is staying at an IU Health hospital, you can create a postcard on IU Health’s website  and it will be printed and delivered to their room for free.

 1d. Social and Emotional

  • CDC: information about stress and coping during COVID-19 (for both adults and children)
  • National Association of School Psychologists: provides talking points and suggestions for parents when discussing COVID-19 with children as well as guides
  • National Association of School Psychologists: provides talking points for various issues that could come up during this time
  • Consider video chatting or calling kids’ friends and family to stay connected while maintaining physical distance. Some platforms for video chat include Facetime, Skype, Webex, Zoom, Snapchat (video calling feature), Google Duo, Facebook Messenger (video calling feature), WhatsApp, and Google Hangout. Most of these are available online and as apps.
  • You could also play games over video chat such as charades, trivia games, or a scavenger hunt (e.g., find something blue, find something that tells time)
  • Parent Toolkit: website that helps parents start conversations with their children about social/emotional development as well as provide resources on how to help foster healthy social/emotional development
  • Edutopia: compiled many videos and articles on healthy social/emotional development that cover a wide range on the topic
  • Second Step: reading list of books that help to support children’s social/emotional development
  • Committee for Children: work on skills such as kindness, prosocial behavior, and respect with this SEL Passport challenge. Instructions and printout are available at the website below
  • Child Mind Institute:
  • Facebook live chats with expert clinicians (10am and 4:30 pm)
  1. https://www.facebook.com/ChildMindInstitute/
  • Phone consultations for following up about Facebook Live events and other questions about managing kids at home
  1. https://childmind.org/our-care/request-appointment/
  • Daily tips about parenting during COVID-19 delivered via email:
  1. https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1917784/1800565/
  • Remote evaluations and telemedicine for mental health and learning disorders
  1. https://childmind.org/our-care/request-appointment/
  • Sesame Street: These links lead to some Sesame Street videos and tips on helping young kids talk about and manage their emotions, practice good hygiene, and keep a routine at home.
  • PBS Kids: Games, apps, and activities for kids age 2-8 that focus on emotions, social skills, and character. Use the filters on the left hand side to choose age, TV character, topic, and/or type of activity.
  • Kids Helpline: tips for helping kids identify and express their feelings
  • Soar with Wings:
  • Stop, Breathe & Think: An app allowing you to check in with yourself (how are you feeling physically and emotionally?) and offers suggestions for meditations or activities. Available as an app for adults & older kids and an app for kids age 5-10. Available on Apple and Android devices.
  • Headspace: meditation, sleep, and workout sessions. The free version includes some basics as well as “Weathering the storm” to help cope with COVID-19. Healthcare professionals and educators can access the Plus version for free (see website for details). Available on Apple and Android devices.
  • Insight Timer: 40,000 free meditations for kids and adults. A premium version is also offered but is not necessary to access most of the meditations. Available online and as an app on Apple and Android devices.
  • Smiling Mind: free mindfulness sessions for kids, adults, families, and classrooms. Available online and as an app on Apple and Android devices.

 1e. Arts and Music

  • Prodigies Music: Provides free videos and lessons for young children through elementary school
  • The Color: free online coloring
  • Sesame Street: create and color pictures online
  • PBS Kids: Games, apps, and activities for kids age 2-8 that focus on the arts. Use the filters on the left hand side to choose age, TV character, topic, and/or type of activity.
  • Google Arts and Culture: explore museums, landmarks, art, and much more through Google.
  • The Metropolitan Opera: offering nightly opera streaming

 1f. Virtual Tours

  • YouVisit: Virtual tour of Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Google Arts and Culture: explore museums, landmarks, art, and much more through Google.
  • Disney: explore the Disney parks virtually
  • The Louvre: Take a virtual tour of the art in The Louvre in Paris, France
  • National Museum of Natural History: take a virtual tour of various exhibits
  • National Parks Service: Can take virtual tours, look at webcams, and do an interactive tour of various areas of Yellowstone National Park
  • National Parks Service: virtual tours of Kenai Fjords in Alaska, Hawai’i Volcanoes in Hawai’i, Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, Bryce Canyon in Utah, and Dry Tortugas in Florida. Click on the bubbles for interactive experiences.
  • Access Mars: Website that allows you to explore Mars
  • FarmFood360: 11 virtual tours of various farms
  • Blarney Castle: virtual tour of Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland
  • Cliffs of Moher: virtual tour of the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland
  • Buckingham Palace: use the arrows to look around the Buckingham Palace

 1g. Keeping Kids Active and Fine Motor

  • Glen Higgins Fitness Kids Workouts: This Youtube channel has over 30 workouts for kids based on popular movies such as Harry Potter, Spiderman, and Star Wars. Each work out is 5 minutes long or shorter.  
  • List of 40 activities to do with children while at home both indoors and outside.
  • Little Twisters Yoga: Website that has multiple yoga poses to do with children. Currently, everything on the site is free.
  • PE with Joe: 30 minute YouTube videos created for children that can be done indoors or outdoors
  • Busy Toddler: Over 40 activities that can be done with young children inside
  • GoNoodle: Offers videos and kids to play and sing along with. Available on the Apple and Android app stores.
  • Sworkit: Offers kid friendly workouts that can be done in the home
  • Freeze Dance: dance, hop, and twirl along with the music and be ready to freeze.
  • Active Kids Do Better: A list of activities and games for kids to play to get them active. Most activities can be done inside or outside with very few materials needed.
  • Down Dog: An app available on Apple and Android devices. Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, 7 Minute, and Prenatal Yoga. All apps are free until May 1st, and teachers, students (K-12 and college), and healthcare professionals have access until July 1st.

 1h. Language Learning

  • Duolingo: Free app supported on Apple and Android devices. The link below takes you to the website version of Duolingo. Practice and learn a wide range of languages including English, Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese.
  • Babbel: Now offering 3 months free to students. The link below will take you to a web page where you can receive your voucher to redeem for three months free. Babbel is available online and in the Apple and Android app stores. Choose from 14 different languages including English, Spanish, French, and German.
  • Rosetta Stone: Now offering 3 months free to students. The link below will take you to a web page where you can register for three months free. Rosetta Stone is available online and in the Apple and Android app stores. Choose from over 20 different languages including English, Spanish, French, German, and Mandarin Chinese.
  • IXL: learn and practice Spanish skills online (includes 7 units)

 1i. General Educational Resources (K - 12 resources)

  • Schedule Builder Online: This web application allows you to personalize daily and weekly schedules.
  • Khan Academy Kids: application supported on both Apple and android devices. The link below leads you to the website where you can download the application. It is geared towards children aged 2-7 that covers academic content such as math and reading through games.
  • Instructables: website that provides instructions to do various things at home such as make a paper sculpture, cooking, and a catapult. Some things require more equipment than others, but all instructions provided are free.
  • All Kids Network: website that provides various worksheets in a wide variety of areas (i.e. holiday, educational, family, and music) for children to do.
  • ClickSchooling: can sign up for their daily email where you will receive a daily recommendation for a website that provides educational resources to use
  • Quizlet: provides already made sets of flashcards for various subjects as well as the capability to make your own to learning material
  • Typing Club: can practice typing by slowing working through more challenging lessons
  • Typing: practice typing and coding
  • Code Academy: learn to code
  • Code: Learn about computer science and coding through interactive games, videos, and activities.
  • Blockly Games: coding games for kids
  • Kids Listen: application that can be downloaded that has podcasts created for kids over a wide variety of topics
  • Brainscape: millions of flashcards over a wide variety of topics and flashcards can be made as well
  • Libby: If you have a library card through the Muncie Public Library or other supported libraries, you can access tons of free ebooks and audiobooks through Libby. Libby is available through the Apple and Android app stores. Ebooks and audiobooks can be downloaded to read offline.
  • Audible: Stream stories and audiobooks for free as long as schools are closed. Available online and through the Apple and Android app stores.
  • 12 Story Library: a series of free online books including biographies, language arts and fiction, science and technology, social studies, and sports and wellness
  • Crash Course: youtube channel explaining various topics from history to chemistry to math
  • NASA at Home: has various podcasts, activites, e-books, and virtual tours
  • Arcademics: educational games (math, language arts, spelling, geography, typing) for grades 1-6
  • Scholastic: daily stories, activities, and videos for science and social studies
  • Epic!: 30 days free for parents and educators can receive free access for their students until June 30th for 40,000 ebooks, videos, and quizzes

 

2. Elementary School Resources

 2a. Elementary - Math

  • Math Fact Cafe: allows the user to create custom math worksheets for several topic areas including using basic math facts, multiplication tables, counting by number, word problems, money, and telling time. The user selects the number of facts and level of difficulty, and the website automatically generates a worksheet. The website can also generate answer keys for the worksheet.
  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over math concepts at any level. The website can be navigated by grade level or math concept to find topics.
  • Bedtime Math: Provides non-screen math activities using simple household items.
  • Math Playground: children can work on their math skills by playing games on this website. No registration is required and everything is free.
  • Math Score: Provides practice problems for various skill levels and concepts.
  • CK-12: provides lessons on various areas in math. The lessons are grouped by grade
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in math
  • PBS Kids: Games, apps, and activities for kids age 2-8 that focus on math. Use the filters on the left hand side to choose age, TV character, topic, and/or type of activity.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of games and activities that can be filtered by grade and subject area.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Splash Learn: math games for grades K-5
  • IXL: learn and practice math skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 2b. Elementary - Reading

  • Virtual Storytime: The Bedford Library is hosting virtual storytimes on their Facebook page.
  • Storyline Online: children’s book read by famous people and storytellers
  • CommonLit: Students can read passages and practice comprehension and discussion questions (set for grades 3-12). An account is required, but it is free to make one.
  • Novel Effect: Application can be downloaded on Apple and android devices. As you read a book from the application aloud, music, characters, and fun effects move across the screen by adjusting to the responding of your voice
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in reading
  • PBS Kids: Games, apps, and activities for kids age 2-8 that focus on literacy. Use the filters on the left hand side to choose age, TV character, topic, and/or type of activity.
  • Spelling Training: Practice spelling words
  • Starfall: Online activities for kids learning to read with phonics.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Amplify: Narrated video lessons for each grade
  • IXL: learn and practice language arts skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 2c. Elementary - Writing

  • ColorinColorado: Website provides practical suggestions to help parents model and work with their children on writing
  • Reading Rockets: online PDF that provides suggestions to help parents at home work with their children on writing
  • Quill: website that helps students to practice grammar and writing. An account is required, but is free to sign up
  • Education.com: has various games to practice grammar skills
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • IXL: learn and practice language arts skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 2d. Elementary - Social Studies

  • Louvre: Take a virtual tour of the art in The Louvre in Paris, France
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in social studies
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Teaching History: provides activities and resources for students to use to learn about history. It also includes resources for students who are English Language Learners
  • Smithsonian: provides resources for teachers and parents to teach their children about various points in history
  • PenPal Schools: allows students to learn about other cultures and practice writing skills
  • IXL: learn and practice social studies online (available for grades 2-8)

 2e. Elementary - Science

  • San Diego Zoo: has videos, activities, and games for children to play relating to animals
  • Elmwood Park Zoo: Facebook page hosts Zoo School Live, 25-minutes videos about various animals.
  • Cincinnati Zoo: watch a home safari on Facebook Live at 3:00pm each day or on YouTube
  • National Parks Service: Can take virtual tours, look at webcams, and do an interactive tour of various areas of Yellowstone National Park
  • Access Mars: Website that allows you to explore Mars
  • FarmFood360: 11 virtual tours of various farms
  • National Geographic Kids: Various games, activites, and videos for kids to play
  • CK-12: provides lessons on various areas in science. The lessons are grouped by grade
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in math
  • PBS Kids: Games, apps, and activities for kids age 2-8 that focus on science. Use the filters on the left hand side to choose age, TV character, topic, and/or type of activity.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of science activities and games  that can be filtered by subject area and grade.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Amplify: Narrated video lessons for each grade
  • Science Kids: Science videos, experiments, lessons, games, and projects for kids in grades 1-6
  • Smithsonian: watch videos about various science topics
  • Mystery Science: online science lessons and activities for grades K-5
  • IXL: learn and practice science online (available for grades 2-8)

3. Middle School Resources

 3a. Middle School - Math

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over math concepts at any level. The website can be navigated by grade level or math concept to find topics.
  • Math Score: Provides practice problems for various skill levels and concepts.
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in math
  • CK12: Lessons and adaptive practice in various areas of math by grade.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of math games, activities, readings, and tutorials.
  • CoolMath: Offers walkthroughs on a variety of math topics and math problems
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • IXL: learn and practice math skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 3b. Middle School - Reading and Language Arts

  • Classroom Cereal: provides printable worksheets where students can practice their grammar. Answers are provided on a separate worksheet.
  • CommonLit: Students can read passages and practice comprehension and discussion questions (set for grades 3-12). An account is required, but it is free to make one.
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in reading and language arts
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of language arts games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by subject and grade level.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Amplify: Lessons and activities for three books
  • IXL: learn and practice language arts skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 3c. Middle School - History and Geography

  • New American History: provides free lessons about a wide range of learning topics within history and government.
  • Big History Project: provides free videos and readings about the history of the universe, life, the solar system, etc.
  • Bunk History: provides exhibits of major events in U.S. history. Videos and articles are available to read within each exhibit
  • CK-12: provides lessons on various areas in history. The lessons are grouped by subject area
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in history
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of history and geography games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by subject and grade level.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Smithsonian: provides resources for teachers and parents to teach their children about various points in history
  • Smithsonian: watch various short history videos
  • IXL: learn and practice social studies online (available for grades 2-8)

 3d. Middle School - Science

  • Museum of the World: can take a virtual tour of many iconic events in history such as the Egyptian Mummies and the ancient Rosetta Stone
  • PBS Learning Media: provides, videos, lessons, and interactive games in science
  • The Concron Consortium: provides interactive activities in various areas of science
  • CK-12: lessons and adaptive practice in various areas of science. Lessons are grouped by subject area.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of science games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject.
  • 123 Homeschool: free printable worksheets for students by grade
  • Amplify: Narrated video lessons for each grade
  • NASA: Learn more about astronauts and life in space
  • NASA STEM Activities: various activities and resources pertaining to STEM
  • Science Kids: science videos, experiments, lessons, games, and projects for kids in grades 1-6
  • Smithsonian: watch videos about various science topics
  • IXL: learn and practice science skills online (available for grades 2-8)

4. High School Resources

 4a. Algebra

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over math concepts at any level of algebra needed from pre-algebra to algebra 2. Concepts are broken down into smaller areas within algebra.
  • Math Score: Provides practice problems for various concepts needed to learn algebra
  • CK-12: Provides lessons and adaptive practice in algebra.
  • HippoCampus.org: Provides video tutorials in how to solve algebraic problems. Videos are organized by specific concepts within algebra.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of algebra games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject.
  • Free Math Videos: Playlists of videos demonstrating various algebra skills
  • CoolMath: Offers walkthroughs on a variety of math topics and math problems
  • IXL: learn and practice math skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 4b. Geometry

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over geometry. Concepts are broken down into smaller areas within geometry.
  • Cosmo Learning: provides videos tutorials over geometry concepts. Concepts are broken down into smaller areas within geometry. No registration or account is needed to watch them
  • CK-12: Provides lessons and adaptive practice in geometry.
  • HippoCampus.org: Provides video tutorials in how to solve geometry problems. Videos are organized by specific concepts within geometry.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of geometry games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject.
  • Free Math Videos: Playlists of videos on various geometry skills,
  • IXL: learn and practice math skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 4c. General Math

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over math concepts at any level. The website can be navigated by grade level or math concept to find topics.
  • The NROC Project: provides video tutorials over math concepts that are broken down into smaller concepts. Presentations over the topic are free and require no account.
  • PHET Interactive Simulations: Offers various simulations over different topics in math
  • CK-12: Provides lessons and adaptive practice in math. Lessons are arranged by subject.
  • HippoCampus: Provides videos, worked examples, and simulations for solving arithmetic and pre-algebra problems.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of math games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject.
  • IXL: learn and practice math skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 4d. Biology

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over biology. Concepts are broken down into smaller areas within biology.
  • The Concron Consortium: provides interactive activities in various areas of biology
  • CK-12: Biology textbook with adaptive practice questions after
  • HippoCampus: Provides videos and simulations in various areas of biology. Videos and simulations are organized by specific topics within biology.
  • PowerMyLearning:  Library of life science games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject.
  • Bozeman Science: A series of YouTube videos covering biology topics.

 4e. Chemistry

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over chemistry. Concepts are broken down into smaller areas within chemistry. Videos specific to AP chemistry are also available
  • ACS: provides short articles over various chemistry topics to explain how it relates to everyday life
  • PHET Interactive Simulations: Offers various simulations over different topics in chemistry
  • CK-12: chemistry textbook with adaptive practice for each section
  • HippoCampus: Chemistry presentations and simulations organized by specific topics within chemistry.
  • Bozeman Science: A series of YouTube videos covering chemistry topics.

 4f. General Science

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over science concepts at any level. The website can be navigated by grade level or science concept to find topics.
  • CK-12: Lessons and adaptive practice in many topics of science. Lessons organized by topic.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of science games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject
  • Bozeman Science: A series of YouTube videos covering various science topics.
  • NASA STEM Activities: various activities and resources pertaining to STEM
  • National Geographic: various activities/resources over various areas in science
  • Smithsonian: watch videos about various science topics

 4g. English and Literature

  • The NROC Project: provides video tutorials over writing. To find the writing videos, follow the link and click on “English Composition” where subtopics are displayed. The concepts that are broken down into smaller concepts. Presentations over the topic are free and require no account to view.
  • CommonLit: Students can read passages and practice comprehension and discussion questions (set for grades 3-12). An account is required, but it is free to make one.
  • CK-12: Lessons and practice in composition, journalism, and the Glyfada method for writing.
  • HippoCampus: Presentations, worked examples, and simulations in grammar, writing, language arts, and literature.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of literature, writing, and grammar games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject
  • Classics TV: Animated summaries of literary classics.
  • IXL: learn and practice language arts skills online (available for grades Preschool-12th grade)

 4h. History, Government, and Economics

  • Khan Academy: provides video tutorials over various areas in history, government and economics. The website can be navigated by concept to find topics and the videos are broken down into smaller areas once the overall topic has been chosen.
  • The NROC Project: provides video tutorials over microeconomics,accounting, and U.S. history. The concepts that are broken down into smaller concepts. Presentations over the topic are free and require no account to view.
  • CK-12: provides lessons on various areas in history (World and U.S.) and economics. The lessons are grouped by subject area
  • Izzit: provides videos and other resources in economics, american history, and government
  • HippoCampus: Presentations, worked examples, and simulations in economics, history, and government.
  • PowerMyLearning: Library of history, geography, and civics games, readings, videos and tutorials that can be filtered by grade level and subject
  • CrashCourse: A series of YouTube videos addressing different topics in history, government, economics, and many others.
  • Smithsonian: provides resources for teachers and parents to teach their children about various points in history
  • Smithsonian: watch various short history videos

5. Resources for Children with Differing Educational Needs and Special Education

 5a. Academic Interventions

  • Intervention Central: provides evidence-based interventions for reading, math, writing, and general academic skills.
  • Menu of Academic Interventions - Illinois School Psychology: guide to interventions for reading fluency, reading comprehension, writing, math computation and fluency, math problem solving, and social studies and science.
  • Evidence Based Intervention Network - University of Missouri: guide to evidence-based interventions for math and reading. Each intervention is explained further with clicking on “Full Brief Link.”        
  • Florida Center for Research - Florida State University: evidence based interventions on reading. The site provides handouts to use with the students as well

 5b. Behavior Strategies and Resources

  • Child Mind Institute: Tips for coping with the coronavirus crisis, managing anxiety, and discipline and behavior (scroll down the page for these tips - they begin after the video).
  • Yale Medicine: article with 8 tips to help families work from home
  • Child Mind Institute - Behavior Problems: list of articles about how to manage children’s behavior problems, including topics like helping children calm down, making timeouts work, and helping kids with transitions.
  • Intervention Central: provides evidence-based interventions to help support behavior
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: provides a quick overview of behavior and addresses how to handle common problems at home
  • Autism NJ: provides suggestions for parents on ways to manage behavior while at home

 5c. Resources for Families of Children with Autism

  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center: previous webinars for parents on topics relevant to helping their child through COVID-19 as well as the ability to register for upcoming webinars (free but capped at a certain number of participants)
  • UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team: PDF of resources that families can use to help support their child(ren) with autism during this time. It discusses routines, coping strategies, and to foster connections.
  • Autism Society: website that has various toolkits for parents to use with their children such as change in routine, education supports, and lifestyle supports.
  • Autism Speaks: various resources for COVID-19, including a video teaching story about COVID-19, resources for coping with disruptions in routine, and guide for how to talk about COVID-19 with people who have ASD.

This resource was created by Ball State University School Psychology Practicum students Amelia Ebbesmeyer, Melissa Knapke, and Allie Smith supervised by Dr. Veronica Smith.  If you have questions about this resource or would like to share another resource to be added, please contact Dr. Veronica Smith at vasmith@opendoorhs.org.