(Courtesy The Key Update, Susan Rogers)
“During this time of physical distancing, we are sharing strategies to make you aware of opportunities for participation,” the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion writes. “Many of these resources for staying connected while staying apart require internet access, which we understand can be a barrier to participation for many people.”
The 20-page document includes “a review of free and low-cost opportunities to access the internet and some options for learning how to use the internet effectively. Next, we discuss opportunities for community participation with a basic phone, with no need for a smartphone or internet access. This document concludes with a running list of online resources for community participation…These tips are helpful for anyone who wants to increase their community participation while staying at home, for any reason.” For the free document, click here.