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

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)

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)

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