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Information for Parents
The GADOE has created a list of websites that offer FREE resources in the areas of academics, behavior, and connectedness for families of students with disabilities.
This is a module that provides guidance for parents who are supporting remote learning. It includes specific guidance for parents of students with disabilities.
Guidance for parents during a School Crisis.
General guidance for parents regarding remote learning.
Practical strategies that work for helping children of all ages who may be struggling with an at-home learning task.
Guidance for parents on creating and utilizing a break space within the home setting.
Article from the University of North Carolina providing guidance and resources for parents of students with autism.
A guide for parents on how to reward our children for doing things, such as, doing their homework, cleaning their room or brushing their teeth.
This resource discusses what milestones to look for in early speech and language development for young children and what some early signs of potential speech and language issues are. Risk factors if delays are left untreated and why early speech intervention therapy is beneficial in combating language delays.
Guidance on how to prepare students on wearing face masks
Guidance for parents on introducing social stories.
A social story for students on what riding the bus might be like given social distancing.
A social story for students that shows how school might look different when students attending face-to-face and learning from home.
A social story for students showing how school might look and feel a little different when they return given the use of masks, hand washing, and face shields.
A social story for students about why and how you might get your temperature taken at school.
Social story designed to prepare students for wearing a face mask.
Social story designed to prepare students for seeing others (staff and students) wearing masks.
Snap & Read is a text reader (TTS) that simplifies vocabulary, translates text, reads inaccessible text (OCR), and captures and cites sources.
CoWriter is a word prediction that is grammar smart and inventive spelling aware. Speech recognition allows you to speak it, and the program will write it.
An overview of the tools that are available within software that are designed to help individuals with disabilities.
Guidance for parents on creating and utilizing a visual schedule for remote learning.