Things to do while in COVID-19 lockdown

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:
Listenable Podcast

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:
Gig Buddies

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.

Check out the work and aims of the Restless Dance group, while they dance together from the safety of their own bedrooms:
Restless Dance
Dancers with disability still moving together

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

Relax, and take a curated tour of some of the World’s arts and cultural landmarks.
Google Arts and Culture
Guggenheim Bilbao

And, something closer to home.
Museum Victoria
Reclining Stickman, Stelarc
Zoos SA

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


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