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An Educator’s Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions to Support Students with Disabilities and their Families

Source: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Description: A document with practical advice for helping students with disabilities succeed during the transition to online learning.

A Parent’s Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions to Improve Your Child’s Experience with Online Learning

Source: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Description: A document with practical advice for parents to guide their children during these unprecedented times.

COVID-19 and Education of Students with Disabilities

Source: National Disability Rights Network
Description: A list of resources related to teaching students with disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.

PBS Learning Media

Source: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Description: An online source for thousands of free educational resources.

COVID-19 Information for Schools

Source: SD Department of Education
Description: A webpage providing COVID-19 information and resources for schools from the South Dakota Department of Education.

Instructional Resources to Support Flex-Learning

Source: SD Department of Education
Description: A list of resources to support educators who may need to access additional resources to support flex learning while schools are closed due to COVID-19.

Serving Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Source: SD Department of Education
Description: A joint statement from the South Dakota Department of Education Special Education Programs, Disability Rights South Dakota, and South Dakota Parent Connection on educational services for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.

SDPB Learners Connection

Source: SD Public Broadcasting
Description: An online source providing free resources for at home learning for families with children from pre-K through high school.

COVID-19 Home Learning Resources

Source: SD Statewide Family Engagement Center (SD SFEC)
Description: A collection of resources to help families and educators guide student learning while school is out due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Online Learning Products, Resources & Services

Source: Tech for Learners
Description: A searchable database of tools and resources for online learning.

Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities

Source: US Department of Education
Description: A fact sheet that discusses working with children with disabilities in preschool, elementary, and secondary schools as it relates to COVID-19.

Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Source: US Department of Education
Description: An online collection of resources for schools and educators related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Q & A on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Source: US Department of Education
Description: A question and answer document outlining states’ responsibilities to infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities and their families, and to the staff serving them.

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus from PBS using Daniel Tiger

Source: South Dakota PBS Kids
Description: A resource on how to talk to kids about Coronavirus. 

Short book for kids on coronavirus - available in multiple languages

Source: MindHeart
Description: A short book to support and reassure children, under the age of 7, regarding the COVID-19. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation.

Strategies and Practices in Providing Related Services to Enhance the Continuity of Learning

Source: IDEAs That Work
Description: A webinar highlighting strategies and practices in providing related services to enhance the continuity of learning during COVID-19 for children with disabilities:

Transition Resources in the 2020-2021 School Year

Source: National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)
Description: An online source providing resources regarding state agency and local providers providing services in virtual, distanced or hybrid formats.