COVID-19 Resources for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Families

These resources are deaf and hard of hearing specific, though some may include information that pertain to non DHH folks.

Beginnings SC Resources:

Tips For Parents & Caregivers for COVID-19 School-at-Home

Click to download COVID 19 tip sheet for learning at home

Blog posts: https://beginningssc.org/how-are-you/ and https://beginningssc.org/circleofsupport/ 

Keep the learning happening! Use our Books with Beginnings and Language Labs for some ideas!

 

Resources from other agencies:

The Hotline Specifically for D/HH Population's number is 1-800-222-4453 Need someone to talk to immediately? Here is a hotline for DHH families.

Hands & Voices COVID-19 Resource List

Able SC COVID-19 Resources

South Carolina Schools Resource Page

National Association of the Deaf Resources

National Deaf Center COVID-19 Information: Great for older high school students and college students

Convo Relay COVID-19 Community Resources Tons of resources for the DHH Community

 

Resources about Access

D/HH Accessible eLearning Resources

Streamer: free captioning for academic institutions 

Teaching remotely to DHH students--From the Council for Exceptional Children 

Questions and Answers about distance learning for parents of DHH children from HearingLikeMe.com 

Communication Considerations (read: access) during virtual meetings: (this one is for Zoom, but much of it can be adapted in other online platforms)  

ASL eBooks and Resources for Deaf Kids

Bilingual ASL-English Deaf Education Library from Boston University

Kids’ stories in ASL from DPAN-the Deaf Performing Arts Network 

 

As always, you can email any of the Beginnings SC staff, call 803-216-1171 or click below to get in touch if you have specific questions and/or concerns.