For PDF of these COVID-19 resources click here. 

Topic Resource Link
Family Guided Routine based instruction – for students who online/ distance learning through a device will not be appropriate. Routine based instruction is a way for service providers to work with families to identify home routines the parent/caregiver can use to implement instructional strategies. FGRBI Website
A deafblind student’s access to online learning including options for interpreting, captioning, Braille, etc.  National Deaf Center
Tips for vision access across tools and applications Hadley
Providing Access through Sign Language & Text for Low Vision  & Tactile Communicators During the Coronavirus Pandemic NY Tip Sheet
Ways to meet sensory needs at home DIY edutopia
Ideas for activities at home NCDB resource
How to create an experience book with your child Paths to Literacy
COVID-19 resources in lots of different languages Resources in different languages
Large collection of at home activities At home activities
Information for families during the longest spring break ever Illinois Deafblind Project
HKNC  resources – includes many resources for this time including online learning, interpreting resources, vision resources, etc. HKNC Covid-19
Making an at home schedule Paths to literacy
ExCEl Academy – online learning for students with vision loss. Paths to Literacy
Iowa Braille Website- many resources on lots of different topics for students with visual impairments. IESBVI
Active Learning Space- Home hacks for active learning Active Learning Space
CHARGE Syndrome at home resource – includes many different resources Charge Syndrome Foundation
Bookshare Bookshare
WI outreach resources WI Resources
National Family Association for Deaf-Blind – monthly phone calls for families – Spanish Speaking NFADB – Spanish Speaking Family Calls
National Center on Deaf-Blindness – Family-to-Family Communities Drop-in Calls NCDB Family Communities Calls
Center for Parent Information & Resources CPIR – Coronavirus Resources
LiveBinder – a project of the Texas Sensory Support Network, Virtual Activities for Teachers and Families COVID-19 LiveBinder

The Helen Keller National Center is offering Professionals Working with Individuals who are Deaf-Blind the opportunity to access their online courses *free* of charge until August 31, 2020.

Course Options

Select the course you are interested in and email your full contact information: name, agency, title, address, phone, and email address to your Regional Representative.

 You will receive an exclusive COUPON CODE that you can use to access the online modules.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired – archived webinars, e-learning courses, short videos, MP3 recordings, podcasts, publications, and more.

Join TSBVI Outreach team members discussing topics related to supporting students and families of students with visual impairments or who are deafblind.



TSBVI Outreach Coffee Hour

Distance Learning for Proficient Communicators National Center on Deaf-Blindness

American Printing House of the Blind offers a comprehensive body of information and research relating to blindness and visual impairment. Additionally, they have a channel on YouTube where they provide demonstrations and tutorials.

APH Resources 

APHftb YouTube Channel