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Activities for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Accessible ideas for adults with disabilities, including nature walks, art and crafts, music with an emphasis on their specific benefits.
List of Resources to Help Us Through COVID-19
This page aggregates links towards health resources, COVID-19 funding, mental health, caregiver tips, First Nation, Metis and Inuit resources, learning at home, activities, and tips for adults.
30 ideas to entertain yourself during social distancing
30 ideas and even more links to entertain yourself during social distancing: streaming services, activities, games, online learning, virtual tours.
56 Ways for Music to Help When Social Distancing
This webpage provides 5 infographics on how to incorporate music into activities or to promote mental health. The last section specifically provides advice for those with intellectual & neuro-developmental differences.
Activities & Online Resource for Homebound Kids: A Coronavirus Guide
A webpage providing links to live streams, education videos, virtual museums, and other activities for children.
How the Indigenous Community Is Using Dance as a Way to Heal
An article in Vogue about how Indigenous communities are using dance as a way to heal during COVID-19.
Gardening – People with Disabilities
This article explores the skills developed through gardening and how to best facilitate this activity for those with disabilities.
101+ Ideas to Keep Your Kids Busy During Coronavirus Closures
A webpage providing a list of activities & links for children to keep busy.
Many Benefits of Sensory Gardens
An article for parents that describes how to plant your own sensory garden and how each element can be designed to stimulate each of the senses for their children.
A guide for things to do during the pandemic for individuals with autism, written by a self-advocate
A guide for things to do during the pandemic for individuals with autism, written by a self-advocate.
UNC team creates online toolkit for those supporting individuals with autism during COVID-19 epidemic
Helpful practical strategies in an autism-focused COVID-19 Toolkit, Introduces strategies such as social narratives, task analysis and strategies for calming.
School of Strength
Workout made accessible: clear instructions, warm ups, flexibility exercises, fitness videos, nutritional advice and more.
Stay at Home Guide: 100s of Activities & Resource for Families on Pause
A webpage with activities ranging from physically active games to e-learning websites for children at home.
Staying Sane at home with your Kiddos: For families with older children and teens
Info, ideas, activities, online learning opportunities and testimonies about staying at home with older children and adolescents on the spectrum.
Online Resources for Individuals And Families Living With ASD During the Covid-19 Pandemic
This page regroups helpful links for all ages: activities, videos, mental health support. It also provides contact info of family support workers (phone and email).
Provides resources and ideas for families and educators of children with autism
Provides resources and ideas for families and educators of children with autism. This site contains many illustrated stories for children on topics related to COVID-19.
List of Resources to Help Us Through COVID19
A resource webpage exploring activities, caregiver tips, financial aid, mental health, First Nations & Inuit resources, and adult resources.
COVID-19 Germs Experiment for Kids
This youtube video uses items found in a kitchen to demonstrate the importance of hand-washing. Steps are provided for parents & children to carry out this experiment together.
Bored at Home? Here’s a Massive List of Museums, Zoos, and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours
A webpage providing links to virtual tours, museums, & attractions.
How Nature Therapy can Benefit Children with Disabilities
The article explores how nature therapy can reduce stress levels, increase self-awareness, & help develop sensory skills for children with disabilities.
82 Summer Activities for Families with Special Needs
A list of 82 activities divided into a different category for each day of the week.
Art Activities & Games
A resource page with links to other pages/videos of art activities & games.
A stay-at-home guide for kids with FASD
A stay-at-home guide for kids with FASD.
What to do while in Isolation, COVID-19 Resource
A resource page with international & local links for online education, entertainment, & activities. Resource from Toronto-based organizations are also provided.
A Video by Scottish Commission for Learning Disability Part 2
A video by Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) to help you relax during stressful time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CIBC Theatre for All: At Home Activities!
This document provides various theatre related crafts, activities, multimedia, & colouring pages.
Create an Indoor Sensory Ponder Patch
How to create an indoor sensory ponder patch, which may help reduce anxiety and stress.
COVID-19 Information and Resources
Info and links to self-care kits, health info, financial help, caregiver tips, learning at home, staying active ideas, mental health resources, safety at home, community supports.
A Stay-At-Home Guide for Kids with FASD
An interactive, printable guidebook for children with FASD to organize and plan activities that contribute to their well-being