Presentations

Home Schooling and Special Education: Supporting Your Child (6/2/21)

Zoom recording (YouTube video)

School Options for Families (7/22/20)

Town Hall Meetings

Pediatric Perspectives: A Community Conversation on COVID-19 Vaccine and Children with Disabilities/Special Health Needs (6/29/21)

Zoom Recording (YouTube video)

Update on Covid-19 Emergency Supports for Family Caregivers (8/26/20)

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

Family Strategies for Mitigating the Long-Term Effects of the Pandemic (10/19/20). Presenter: Dr. Marlene Maron, Licensed Psychologist-Doctorate, Chief Psychologist & Manager, Psychological Services, University of Vermont Medical Center

Vermont

American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter

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

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 Special Education Guidance

Continuation of Special Education Services: Provision for Students Turning 22 7/31/20

Considerations for Extended School Year Services and Coordination
with Summer Programming as Part of School COVID-19 Recovery
Planning for Students with Individualized Education Programs (5/27/21)

Considerations for Providing Special Education Evaluations in a Remote or Hybrid Learning Environment 7/28/20

Compensatory Services/Recovery Services Skills Regression Template 7/23/20

FAQ: Clarification of Assessing COVID-19 Impact Guidance (11/3/2020)

Initial Considerations for Compensatory Education and Extended School Year (ESY)
Services (5/8/2020)

University of Vermont Children’s Hospital COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients (pre-K-Grade 12) Triage, Evaluation, Testing and Return to School Algorithm (8/27/2021)

Vermont Agency of Education Guidance for Special Educators for Providing Remote Counseling and Training for Parents of School-Aged Children, 6/11/2020

National

COVID-19 Special Education Information and Resources (ongoing updates)

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

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

 
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: ArabicBosnianDinkaFrenchKirundiLingalaNepali, 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