Town Hall Meetings

Special Education Town Hall with the Vermont Agency of Education (5/27/20)

COVID-19 Emergency Supports for Family Caregivers (4/21/20) 

Children with Special Health Needs Town Hall: Children’s Personal Care Services (CPCS) (4/10/20).

Families who want to receive email updates can send their email address to: AHS.VDHChildrensPersonalCareSvs@vermont.gov.

Health & Well-Being

Vermont Family Network

Puppets in Education Anxiety Program Home Edition for children and families: Video and Guide to Getting the Conversation Going

Vermont

Vermont Agency of Education Continuity of Learning

Vermont Agency of Education Responding to Challenging Behaviors of School-Aged Children at Home and/or Childcare Settings, 4/9/20

Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living Novel Coronavirus Information

Department of VT Health Access Covid-19 Updates

Facebook Group – State of Emergency Order for Caregivers (parents getting paid to care for loved ones)

Form for Essential Works to Request Childcare; Essential Persons for Childcare

National

Autism Covid-19 Resources

CDC Guidelines If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone

Family Voices Emergency Preparedness 

Students with Disabilities & Special Education

Vermont

Vermont Agency of Education Supporting Learning While Social Distancing: Companion Document for Families of Children with Disabilities, 4/10/20

Vermont Agency of Education Remote Education Resources for Special Education, 3/30/20

Vermont Agency of Education Questions & Answers Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities During School Closure Due to a Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, revised 3/19/20  

Vermont Agency of Education – Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities During School Closure Called for in Governor Scott’s Order – AOE Continuity of Education Plan Guidance 2, Updated 3/17/20

Vermont Department of Health & Vermont Agency of Education – School Closure and Dismissal During a Novel Coronavirus, Technical Guidance for Local School Officials, 3/10/20

Vermont Agency of Education Question and Answers on Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities During School Closure due to a Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, revised 3/19/20

Vermont Agency of Education Special Education During School Closure Due to a Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: AOE Continuity of Education Plan Guidance 2.1, 3/21/20

CIS (Children’s Integrated Services) Guidance to the Field Re: Covid-19, 3/19/20

National

U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

U.S. Department of Education Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities (3/21/20)

UDL Scan Tool from the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

Basic Family Needs

Vermont

Connectivity resources to support Vermonters during Covid-19 State of Emergency in Vermont

Food – Hunger Free Vermont

Legal and Benefits Updates for Vermonters from Vermont Legal Aid

Miscellaneous

Vermont

Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

Translated Resources

Vermont

 
 
New! VT Department of Health – Using Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of Covid-19 Arabic | Burmese | Chinese | English | French | Kirundi | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Vietnamese
 
What Covid-19 resources are available to share with English Language Learners?
 
Vermont Department of Health “What to do if you are diagnosed with Covid-19” Arabic | Burmese | Chinese | English | French | Kirundi | Nepali | Somali | Spanish | Swahili | Vietnamese
 
 
Vermont website with many translated Covid-19 materials: Vermont 411 – Resources for Everyone in our Community
 
Short videos created in Vermont about Covid-19 in these languages: ArabicBosnianDinkaEnglishFrenchKirundiLingalaNepali,SomaliSpanish, and Swahili. More detailed videos in these languages: Nepali and Vietnamese. Other Covid-19 videos, including how to properly wear a mask is available in different languages on the Vermont Multilingual Coronavirus Task Force YouTube channel
 
Vermont Department of Health has a general information document “Tips to Help Keep Illness from Spreading:” ArabicBurmeseChineseEnglishFrenchKirundiNepaliSomaliSpanishSwahili,Vietnamese 
 
Vermont Department of Health “What You Need to Know About Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)” in ArabicBurmeseChinese |EnglishFrenchKirundiNepaliSomaliSpanish |SwahiliVietnamese
 
 

National 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention series of videos about Covid-19 in American Sign Language