Special Education Parent Resources for Remote Learning and More

Welcome. Our work around Special Education has spiked since the Covid-19 shutdown and subsequent remote learning! For that reason and more, we are creating this Special Ed Parent Resource Page for Remote Learning (which is a work in progress) where you can find the latest additions to our RYH-developed Special Education parent supports, as well as links to other resources we have collected for Remote Learning. 

Special Ed Basics

RYH Special Education Acronyms Guide  

Remote Learning and Special Education: Know Your Rights (May 2020 Presentation from Equip for Equality) 

RYH Video of Remote Learning and Special Education Know Your Rights Presentation (May 2020 Presentation from Equip for Equality) 

RYH Video of 9/2/2020 Panel Discussion on Remote Learning with Jackie Ross (Loyola Law) and Melanie Grant (Equip for Equality)

Connect with RYH and other Parents in the RYH Special Ed Parents and Supporters Facebook Group.

 

Transition

RYH Mock Transition Plan 

RYH Mock Summary of Performance

RYH Modified Resume Template 

RYH One Page Profile  

Sped Adulting:  Adulting Made Easy Transition Resource

 

Intersection of Race and Disability

RYH Report on School to Prison Pipeline and Disabilities 

RYH Presentation Slides #CopsOutCPS 1

RYH Presentation Slides #CopsOutCPS 2

Learning Disabilities Association of America:  Disability and Criminal Justice Reform

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

[Simple Social Story] George Floyd Social Story.pdf

15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism, Policing, and Protest

Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist | Brené Brown

[For Teens] Stamped From The Beginning — Ibram X. Kendi

The Takeaway Podcast by WNYC Studios:  Deaths of Rayshard Brooks, Robert Fuller, and Malcolm Harsch Underscore Nationwide Anger with Law Enforcement 2020-06-15 | The Takeaway 

CPS Say Their Names: A toolkit to help foster productive conversations about race and civil disobedience 

National Museum of African American History and Culture:  Talking About Race

 

RYH Special Ed Community Zoom Calls

NOTES - 3/23/2020 RYH Special Ed Community Call

NOTES - 3/31/2020 RYH SpEd Parent/Teachers Community Call

NOTES - 4/14/2020 RYH SpEd Community Call.docx

NOTES 4/21/2020 RYH SpEd Community Zoom Call - Final.docx

NOTES - 4.28.2020 RYH SpEd  Community Zoom Call - Final.docx

NOTES - 5/5/2020 RYH SpEd Community Meeting re Remote Learning 

NOTES - 5/12/2020 RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES 5/19/2020 RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES - 6/9/2020 RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES 6/16/2020 RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES 7/21/2020  RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES 8/4/2020  RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

NOTES 8/18/2020 RYH SpEd Parent Community Zoom Call

 

Links to help with Remote Learning (from our advocacy partners and others)

Remote Learning

Brainpop COVID-19 PSA Video

Get to Know My Child Draft Letter to Teacher Re Remote Learning

Teacher’s guiding questions re remote learning

CPS/ODLSS Supplemental Remote Learning Resources for Diverse Learners

 

IEP Possibilities

Possible Accommodations/Modifications for Academic Work

 

Autism Specific Resources

Easterseals Serving Chicagoland & Rockford | Autism Resources

The Autism Helper: Emergency Homeschool Kit

 

Dyslexia-Specific Resources

ISBE Dyslexia Handbook

 

Social/Emotional-Specific Resources

Social Express: Social Learning Made Easy (Sign up as a teacher for free access) 

Take Care. That is the Curriculum - Claimed Blog

Mind the Bump - Mindfulness and how the brain works

Anxiety Canada Home:   a resource for teens and adults who suffer from anxiety

ISBE Mental Health Resources

 

Transition-Specific Resources



General Educational Resources

PBS KIDS

Good Housekeeping:  Virtual Museum Tours



CPS Help Links

CPS Assistive Technology Service Request

 

Advocate Partners and Links

Family Resource Center on Disabilities

Equip for Equality 

Legal Council for Health Justice

 

Dispute Resolution

Form Letters

Equip for Equality:  Due Process Request Letter English 2012 12.12.13.docx

Equip for Equality:  Due Process Request Letter Spanish 11.17.2016.docx

Equip for Equality:  Due Process Request Letter English 2012 12.12.13.docx

Equip for Equality:  Due Process Request Letter English  2012 12.12.13.docx



Creating Visual Prompts, Schedules, etc. to Use at Home

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