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Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resources
This webpage provides information, tools, and resources to help parents, families, teachers and related service providers support continued learning and meet the behavioral, social, and emotional needs of children and youth with disabilities through remote and virtual learning and features information on OSEP's NEW Webinar Series!
OSEP Webinar Series Highlighting Resources For Teachers and Parents to Enhance the Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 for Children with Disabilities
OSEP is hosting the first in a series of webinars focused on ready-to-use resources, tools, and practices from OSEP-funded grantees to support the educational, developmental, and social/emotional and behavioral needs of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities through remote and distance learning.
See below for additional information on this webinar series as well as the link to registration.
Parents: Supporting Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Parents: Supporting Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic offers practical tools and easy-to-implement tips to help children learn at home during the school shutdowns caused by COVID-19. Created specifically with parents in mind, this module covers strategies to help parents get children ready to learn; support reading and mathematics instruction; promote children's social and emotional wellbeing, and help struggling learners and students with disabilities. These topics and more can be found in this engaging multi-media module: https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/c19/
Providing Distance Family Support: What do I say? How can I help? A Conversation with NCPMI Faculty
Have you asked yourself: Are you providing early intervention or preschool services using distance technology? Do you have questions about how you can support families as they help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines? During a pre-recorded webinar the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) faculty address these questions and challenges related to assisting families. They share ideas on checking in with families, how to respond to difficult questions, and resources that might be shared.
Supporting Families with PBIS at Home
Families and caregivers should consider using positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) in their homes on a daily basis. It is especially helpful when events disrupt normal routines – events like worldwide health pandemics. This practice brief provides recommendations for families and caregivers on how to use PBIS to continue to support their students’ social and emotional growth and minimize behavioral disruptions in the home.