The coronavirus impacts everyone. But it creates added challenges for some people. That includes kids and adults with learning differences or disabilities.
We’ve created this resource to make the health crisis easier to manage. There are tools and information to help at home, at school, and at work. We’ll be providing updates on issues that impact learning, special education, talking with kids, and the workplace.
We’ll be updating and adding to our information. So keep checking back.
How to Talk About Coronavirus With Kids
Many kids find news about the virus upsetting or confusing. It can be especially hard for kids who have trouble processing information or managing emotions.
Get tips for talking about the virus with kids. (Updated March 11)
School Closings and Special Education
With some schools already closing, you may wonder what it will mean if kids have to learn at home for a while. And what happens to kids’ instruction and supports if they get special education services?
Get answers about school closings and learning at home. (Updated March 11)
Activities to Keep Kids Busy at Home
If kids have to stay home or activities are canceled because of the virus, it can be hard to find ways to keep them busy.
Discover activities to keep kids occupied—and learning—at home. (Updated March 10)
Disability Issues at Work
This health crisis can raise workplace questions when it comes to employees with disabilities. Check back for information on best practices.