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As Schools Close to Coronavirus, Special Educators Turn to Tele-Therapy

[Source: Education Week] As students with learning disabilities enter distance learning environments, a tangled patchwork of state regulations, a lack of therapist training, and limited access to high-speed internet threatens to limit their access to key services that help them … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: How to Teach Social-Emotional Learning When Students Aren’t in School

[Source:  Education Week] Tens of millions of students are dealing with massive upheaval to their educations and daily lives with their schools shuttered indefinitely to thwart the spread of the coronavirus. Add to that fears over a pandemic that could … Continue reading

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Students Deprived Of Crucial Special Ed Services Due To Closures

[Source: The Los Angeles Times] Nine-year-old Trevor de la Torre was home with a migraine when his parents got word that his school was closing in response to the coronavirus emergency — and his critically needed hands-on therapies would effectively … Continue reading

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Updated Map of School Closures

Editor’s Note:  We are very grateful to Education Week for their Coronavirus in Education coverage.   Here is an updated map of school closures as of March 30th. [Source:  Education Week] Currently, we are updating this page at least once a … Continue reading

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Special Ed Corner: Tips for Parents Turned Homeschool Special Education Teachers

[Source:  The Autism Helper] Imagine starting a brand new job. One that is technically complicated and requires a depth of knowledge and understanding that you do not yet possess. Also- you will not have a supervisor, or training before you … Continue reading

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