#eSightTogether | COVID-19 resources
Low Vision friendly entertainment and learning resources
COVID-19 and the essential need to social distance for many, quarantine, is stressful. To help manage, #eSightTogether has compiled low-vision friendly entertainment and learning resources to make the most of this challenging time.
Are there other resources that should be shared? Let us know so we can add it for others to enjoy.
Bookshare.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to making eBooks accessible to people with reading barriers. It’s free for students in the US. It charges a nominal annual membership fee ranging from $24-$50 for non-students and international residents.
Laugh along these comedy podcasts
Browse this list from Vulture featuring the best 14 comedy podcasts to binge on during the coronavirus quarantine.
Stay current on disabilities
The Disability Download is brought to you by pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire. The podcast covers current topics, story-telling and open conversations about disabilities.
Plan a virtual movie night with friends
Netflix Party is a free extension for your Chrome browser that lets people plan a movie night with friends without actually getting together.
Health and Wellbeing
Embrace the stress-relieving powers of meditation
Popular app Headspace is temporarily offering access to a free collection of meditations called “Weathering the Storm.” It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises that you can listen to anytime.
Exercise with leading mobile fitness apps
Get started choosing from thousands of audio-based workouts on Aaptiv with a free 30-day trial. Or, start with the always free apps. This article rates the top 31 free apps.
Learning and Working From Home
Use this time to advance your skills with these low-vision friendly online learnings.
Lessons in math, science and more free at Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a non-profit that offers free online courses in an extensive array of subjects, topics and languages to everyone, everywhere. They strive to ensure accessibility and offer a setting to filter sight-dependent content out a learner’s view.
Are you or your colleagues new to remote working?
Who better than Zoom to teach you how. Here, you’ll find resources on effective remove working, educating over Zoom, hosting virtual events, and even insights on how doctors, specialists, and other healthcare professionals are using Zoom to diagnose and treat patients remotely.
Help others by sharing your tips and experiences during COVID-19. It’s easy:
- Direct to eSight: Use this online form or call us at 1.855.837.4448.
- Social Media: Share your post with your friends as usual while tagging @eSight and using the #eSightTogether hashtag so we see your story and can share it more broadly.