Things to do while in COVID-19 lockdown
23 April 2020
We’ve been discovering a lot of fun things you can do/places you can go from the comfort of your own couch while in COVID-19 lockdown.
Here are some of our favourites.
Listen to Dylan Alcott’s new podcast called ListenAble:
Hang out at the disability youth camp that helped start a political movement on Netflix (co-produced by the Obamas):
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
Watch some short films by students at the inclusive Bus Stop Films:
Bus Stop Films
Find a Gig Buddy, now live streaming gigs and pub quizzes online:
Catch comedians Tom Skelton (legally blind) and Tom GK (deaf) as they perform a double act, ‘Did you hear what I saw?’
Tom Skelton recently appeared at the Adelaide Fringe with his show ‘2020 Visions’ looking back at a decade of being blind.
Take it up a notch and get into our favourite family lockdown boogie.
Get into it, however you can.
Family Lockdown Boogie
Getting out in the garden? No sweat, here are some handy tips:
Gardening for people with disabilities
For something more educational, Unicef have some great resources and fun activities for families with young children with a disability to learn together at home:
Learning together at home, Unicef
And, on a serious note, a good program for those who may be struggling with mental health in this time of upheaval. A positive program developed in conjunction with the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre and the Órama Institute at Flinders University in Adelaide. Access can be from as little as $1.
Be Well Plan
SAHMRIS Mental Health Program