==> National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) has a 25 minute standing workout video that guides you through several strength and cardio activities to increase your heart rate and help you meet your physical activity goals. NCHPAD’s YouTube channel also includes videos on meditation, home workouts, telehealth, inclusive yoga, and more (see picture above).
==> POAC Autism Services is offering daily and weekly Live Events such as: Story time, Yoga, Zumba, Music, Parent Support Groups, Webinars and much more.
==> Autism NJ offers resources for family support, education rights, legal & financial issues, safety & crisis issues, and more.
==> Autism Society has a COIVD-19 Toolkit that covers Modifying Routines, Mental Health & Respite, Education, and more, plus a weekly video broadcast on Facebook with COVID-19 information for the autism community, featuring an expert discussing specific topics like mental health, federal emergency funding, and financial planning.
==> Understood.org‘s extensive collection of COVID-19 resources cover School Closings & Distance Learning, At-Home Activities & Schedules, Coping Tips for Families, Disability Issues at Work, and more.
==> PACER.org’s COVID-19 page, though mainly aimed at Minnesota families, includes a few resources that may be helpful for all special needs families, including COVID-19 Distance Learning and Challenging Behaviors and Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellness During the COVID-19 Outbreak.
==> SPAN Advocacy’s COVID-19 Information Page includes links to fact sheets and YouTube videos, and information about how to contact their Family Resource Specialists, Parent Group Specialists, Community Health Workers, and others by phone and email.
==> Center for Parent Information and Resources has advice on Coping with COVID-19 for Adults and for Children, as well as additional helpful resources on homeschooling, telecommuting, and more.
==> What Do People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders Need to Know about COVID-19? [NEW!] Advice on care during COVID-19, including prevention, routine care, mental health & stress management.
==> Disability Rights New Jersey covers critical issues facing New Jersey Residents with Disabilities during the pandemic.
==> Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund COVID-19 page is dedicated to their own COVID-19 materials and communications on healthcare rights & non-discrimination, opportunities for advocacy, government information, and helpful resources, and will be updated as the situation changes. (Some information is specific to California.)