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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Considerations for the Disability Community
Questions and Answers for K-12 Public Schools In the Current COVID-19 Environment
Question and Answer (Q & A) document in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B provision of services in the current COVID-19 environment
Part B Implementation of IDEA Provision of Services in the Current COVID-19 Environment Q&A Document (Sept. 28, 2020) – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Question and Answer (Q & A) PDF document dated September 28 issued by OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs)
A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development – Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
Special Needs Fact Sheet by Ready Army
Navigating COVID-19 When Your Child/Youth has a Disability
August 26, 2020: Cohort Guidance and Returning to In-Person Instruction for Schools
Click here to read current and ongoing eNews from Matrix / Haga clic aquí para leer las noticias electrónicas en línea actuales y en curso de Matrix::
7/27/2020: California Department of Education (CDE) issued updated guidance on distance learning issues
IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution in COVID-19 Environment Q&A Documents (PDF)
IDEA Part C Dispute Resolution in COVID-19 Environment Q&A Documents (PDF)
Extension of Early Start Services: DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
Department of Developmental Services: Coronavirus Information and Resources
NAMI – COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMACION Y RECURSOS
KQED: Información Sobre el Coronavirus
Special Education Q&A with Marin County SELPA (Inglés y Español)
Virtual IEP Meeting Tip Sheets, including a sample Virtual IEP Agenda (a collaborative effort across OSEP-Funded Projects)
Rethinking Schools: A Public Health Guided Return to Site-Based Classroom Instruction in the Age of COVID-19
Mental Health Resources: in English and en Español
Disability Rights California: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Education/Special Education K-12
Coronavirus - Rights of People who get IHSS and Caregivers
California Dept of Education (CDE): Special Education Guidance for COVID-19
Also from the CDE: Supporting Students with Disabilities in Distance Learning.
California is issuing daily Coronavirus updates / California está publicando actualizaciones diarias de coronavirus:
United States Department of Education’s (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): A supplemental fact sheet on addressing the risk of COVID-19 in schools while serving students with disabilities: Click here for PDF
Also from USDOE: Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: Click here for PDF.
More from USDOE on COVID-19: Click here for information and resources for schools.
Center for Parent Information and Resources:
Department of Developmental Services (DDS): Submit your concerns. Click for post on emailing DDS.
Disability Rights California (DRC): Coronavirus and How DRC Can Help You: Click to view this announcement by DRC.
Policy Innovators in Education. Click here for varied resources which may be help inform families during school shutdowns.
The Council on Developmental Disabilities: Plain language COVID-19 resources for our community Click here and locate COVID-19 Resources in the right sidebar.
National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Click here for A Parent Resource.
Supplemental Security Income recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments; step follows work between Treasury, IRS, Social Security Administration Click here to view this News Release