RYH Remote Learning SpEd Resources from CPS Parents, Teachers & Clinicians | COVID-19

We have compiled a list of resources that were shared by Parents, Teachers, and Clinicians in the various SpEd Community video meetings we have had since the COVID-19 school closures.  Please share links to any other resources you may have to faheyhughes@gmail.com and we will add them.  

UPDATED 5.27.20


***NOTE the NEW TIME.... RYH is hosting weekly Special Ed Parents & Supporter Zoom calls:

Tuesdays, 12-1:30pm.

Register here.


Equip for Equality Webinar 5.19.2020: Your Child’s Special Education Rights During COVID-19 Remote Learning and When They Return to School

Dr. Stephanie Jones' 5.12.2020 Special Ed Budget Presentation


From CPS ODLSS' Parent Involvement Specialist Team




Online Resources

Though our children with disabilities have IEPs reflecting their diverse and individual needs, the concerns, suggestions, and possible resources listed below were named as part of a general discussion.  With the school closure, our children face added barriers to access the services set out in their IEPs.  Depending on your child’s individual needs, the list below may or may not apply to them, but it contains a general rundown of what we discussed during the three community calls RYH has hosted thus far.

Advocacy Agencies

Completing/Organizing/Supporting School Work

Keeping Track of Remote Learning

 Social/Emotional Well Being

Physical Fitness

Links to Guidance on the COVID-19 school shut down from CPS

Links to the most recent guidance on the COVID-19 school shut down from ISBE

ISBE Special Education FAQ​May 8, 2020

ISBE Education-Related Guidance for Illinois Schools and School Districts Regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 March 12, 2020

ISBE FAQ on Special Education During Remote Learning April 20, 2020

Links to the most recent guidance on the COVID-19 school shut down from USDOE 

Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities 


The above resource list as a Google doc that can be downloaded.


Webpage originally created 4.8.20.