March 31, 2020
[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 stop, too.…...
March 31, 2020
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 day on…...
[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 start. Did…...
[Source:  The Inspired Treehouse] It’s crazy how quickly things can change.  One week, it’s business as usual: -last minute notifications about the IEP meeting (tomorrow) -that one kid who had to go to the bathroom 3 X during our 30 minute treatment session…...
[Source:  USA Today] Teddy bears are appearing everywhere along streets made empty by coronavirus. And they’re fair game for bored kids turned hunters. The stuffed animals are appearing in windows around the world in global “Teddy Bear Hunts” for children — uniting neighborhoods and giving children an exciting,…...
[Source:  Your Therapy Source] f your school is starting distance learning, this planning sheet for therapists, teachers and school staff will come in handy. You can download the distance learning planning sheet at the bottom of this post for free in Word…...
[Source:  Autism Speaks] The situation around the current spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, so make sure you stay informed by visiting the CDC’s information page regularly. As Autism Speaks continues to monitor the evolving situation, our sincere hope is that…...
[No Time for Flashcards] In this list of 25 activities for toddlers in quarantine, you will find some super simple ideas, and you will find some pretty elaborate ones. I wanted to share both extremes because people need quick ideas to engage…...
[Source: Kids Activities.com] Parents may already know that the Baby Shark song is the perfect tool to help your kids learn how to wash their hands properly, and right now, it’s even more important to make sure kids know exactly how to…...
[Source:  Disability Scoop] The Trump administration is warning states and health care providers not to discriminate against people with disabilities as coronavirus spreads. In a bulletin issued Saturday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights said that the Americans…...