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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Due to the ever-changing updates regarding COVID-19, the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati has decided to suspend our in-person programs and events until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated through email, social media, and our website.

Please know that while we are unable to have in-person programs and events, we are here to support you during the changes and challenges ahead. Our staff team is still working and dedicated to providing ongoing support, resources, and outreach services. We truly appreciate your continuous support and encourage you to reach out if you have questions or concerns. 

If you have already registered for a program or event, we will send specific correspondence to you via email in the coming weeks.

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We will continue to add resources as they come. If you have additional resources you'd like to share, please email KrissyV@dsagc.com.

HEALTH RESOURCES

COVID-19 Information from Global Down Syndrome Foundation

COVID-19 Information from Lumind IDSC

Notes from Dr. Brian Skotko

Coronavirus (with Dr. Andrew Nowalk)

Mental Health during COVID-19


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

e-Learning and Down syndrome by Dr. Brian Skotko

Wrightslaw Education

Impact of COVID-19 on Special Education with Ashley Barlow

Social Story Example regarding COVID-19

U.S. Department of Education Fact Sheet

Making the Most Out of School Closures

Functional Life Skills Resources

Remote Learning Resources

Preparing Yourself, Your Family and Your Home for Online Learning

COVID-19:  e-Learning & Down syndrome

Daily Schedule of Online Educational Activities, made by friend Linnea Lowe, BSW, LSW

How to talk to your child with ASD about frightening situations

What Should I do to Prepare my Child with ASD for the COVID-19 Impact

COPAA Statement on Student Rights Under IDEA During the COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19  Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Learning Resources

A podcast dedicated to all things relating to special education law.

Printable COVID-19 Communication Board


FREE VIRTUAL COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITES 

Big Blue Canopy - therapists go LIVE on Facebook weekdays at noon.

Cincinnati Zoo - LIVE virtual animal encounters weekdays at 3 PM.

Melodic Connections - music therapists go LIVE weekdays at noon for music lessons.

The Kennedy Center - LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems weekdays at 1 PM. 

James E. Biggs Early Childhood Education Center - daily lessons for younger kids in both Spanish and English.


FREE VIRTUAL LEARNING SITES

Peep and the Big Wide World

Koo Koo Kangaroo

The Learning Station

PBS Kids Games and Videos

Epic Library

Some of these resources were created by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati (DSAGC). If you work for an outside organization or live outside the Greater Cincinnati area, please consider making a donation so we can maintain updated resources.