Resource page for special needs families related to Covid 19:

FAU CARD Guide regarding the Cornona Virus: Includes resources and a social story for children and other good things.

Local Jewish Organizations:

  • Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center Helene and Roy Schwedelson Special Needs Department: virtual events, group calls and Sunday School. and
  • Friendship Circle Virtual: virtual programs for individuals with special needs throughout the day, in concert with other Circles
  • JAFCO Children’s Ability Center: virtual daily activities provided by Ability Center instructors, and support groups for parents and grandparents. Reach out to Linda Sachs, Community Outreach and Parent Support Specialist at 954-315-8664 for more information.
  • Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services: parent and grandparent support groups, information and referrals, case management for adults with disabilities, emergency food pantry and financial assistance related to COVID-19, counseling and more. 561-852-3112 or
  • Yachad, National Jewish Council for Disabilities: virtual programs for individuals with special needs and their families throughout the day, in concert with other affiliates.

Exceptional Ensembell HandBell Choir Family Style – fun interactive music therapy sessions. or email for a free online introductory session.

Comic story for kids to understand the virus:

University of Miami Social Story regarding the virus: or video:

Mini Schedule or Visual Task List:

 Autism Speaks:

National Down Syndrome Society:

Deaf Resources:

Interesting articles:

5 Things to know about the Corona Virus and People with Disabilities:

RespectAbility – Great resources for webinars, film/movie/television industry and much more:

Please click here to view the flier of Virtual Special Needs Support Groups: