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.

CDC guidelines:

Local Jewish Organizations:

  • Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center Helene and Roy Schwedelson Special Needs Department: In-person, socially distanced programs, Otzar Sunday School, etc. and / 
  • Friendship Circle: In-person socially distanced programs and virtual programs for individuals with special needs throughout the day, in concert with other Circles.
  • JAFCO Children’s Ability Center:  In-person, socially distanced and virtual 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: In-person, socially distanced and virtual programs for individuals with special needs and their families throughout the day, in concert with other affiliates. For local programs:  or

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:

Gold Coast Down Syndrome:

We have created a Share the Vaccine Information Face Book Group to for families to share information about how to find a vaccination location, the process and to ask questions about the vaccine.

Click JOIN to become a member.

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: