Friday 03/27/2020: ALL Programs Closed - School Programs at 10 Oak Park & 170 Lexington Rd and the Adult Program will be closed from March 16 - May 1, 2020.

Resources for Parents and Families


Online Educational and Leisure Resources Virtual Field Trips

Tarheel Reader: Accessible e-books on a variety of topics

Illinois School Closure Kit: Visuals, social stories, and other things that may be helpful

General Educational: Scholastic: Free for families without a login right now

Science: Mystery Science – Parents can sign up for a free weekly mini-lesson to do at home

Math: Prodigy – Math Games – can set up free parent account

New England Aquarium Virtual Visit

Video: Bulldog Weathers the Storm

Video: Butterfly Body Scan

Video: Five Finger Breathing

Video: Shake it up

Video: Square Breathing

DIY Fine Motor/Visual Motor Activities for at Home

Learning Without Tears (free for 90 days)

Video: 4 7 8 breaths

Video: Listening Superpower

Video: Slowly Slowly

Video: Smell the Rose, Blow out the Candle

Educational and Leisure Documents and Worksheets
ColoringCrafts and Activties

Math Worksheets

Word Searches

Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Videos
Physical Fitness, Yoga, Etc
NLG Yoga Videos Headspace

Stop, Breathe, Think

Go Noodle

Cosmic Kids

Special Olympics Fitness Cards

Down Dog Yoga App

Yoga for Autism

Resources for Talking to Children and Members about Coronavirus
Brainpop Story about Coronavirus (animated)

Social Story with Drawings about Coronavirus

Social Story about Coronavirus (more complex)

Social Story: My Corona Virus Story

Health, Safety, Wellness Resources for Families
Webinar on Parenting Strategies and Coping with Coronavirus

Behavioral Health Crisis Emergency Services Program Info

Practical Steps for Responding Effectively to the Corona Crisis Using the Principles of ACT

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

Symptom Checker, Check Your Symptoms in Real Time | Buoy

Additional Resources

ABADESK: Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic… with Children

Helpful Resources for Students and Families (Google Doc with a wide variety of additional resources)


Miscellaneous

10 Positive Updates on the COVID-19 Outbreaks From Around the World

Special Needs Parenting in the Age of Pandemic