- ESC20 COVID-19 Dyslexia Compliance Guidance and Resources.
- TEA SPECIAL EDUCATION COVID-19 Guidance
- TEA SPECIAL POPULATION COVID-19 Guidance
- Questions and Answers on providing services to children with disabilities during the coronavirus disease outbreak provided by the USDE
- TEA COVID-19 504 FAQ
- TEA SPECIAL EDUCATION EMERGENCY CONTINGENCY PLAN
- TEA SPECIAL EDUCATION EMERGENCY CONTINGENCY PLAN FORM
- TEA WORD FORM FOR DOCUMENTING TEMPORARY SERVICES
- At home learning resources for students with disabilities
Digital Resources and Accessibility Tools
- Supporting Students with Disabilities K-12 in Online and Blended Learning
- Accessibility Tools for Google
- Accessibility Tools for Apple
- Accessibility Tools for Microsoft
- Accommodation Recommendations for Virutal Implementation from ESC 1
- Accommodation Central - Accommodation Central is a great resource to find accommodations based on the student’s academic or functional needs, and learn how to implement and monitor accommodations.
- Accessible Educational Materials - Resources and training on using and creating accessible educational materials.
- Read and Write for Google Chrome - provides personalized support to make documents, web pages and common file types in Google Drive (including: Google Docs, PDF, ePub & Kes) more accessible.
- Other Google Chrome Extensions for Accessibility
- Apps for Students With Special Needs—As School Buildings Shutter
- Edpuzzle- A tool to create interactive YouTube videos to check student' understanding. Basic plans are free.
- New Strategies in Special Education as Kids Learn From Home - In special education, teachers say that schedules, sensory supports, and close collaboration with families can help smooth the transition to remote learning during coronavirus.
- Attainment Company - Attainment is offering free, 90-day web-based subscriptions for our research-based literacy programs: ELSB, ELSB for Older Students, ERSB, Access Language Arts, and Access Language Arts: WRITE. Digital content retrieval (e.g., Student Books, Workbooks, flashcards, posters, etc.) is available through our new Attainment Hub website.
- Do2Learn - Activities, visual supports, academic supports, language and communication, etc.
- Region 10’s ACCOMMODATIONS FOR VIRTUAL PLATFORMS TO HELP STUDENTS AT HOME
- Bookshare - Free accessible books for students with print disabilities
- Texas Talking Book Program - The Talking Book Program (TBP) provides free library services to qualifying Texans with visual, physical, or reading disabilities.
- Audible - Audible has curated a selection of free audio books for students. Several choices per age group, plus a collection of "classics."
- National Center for Learning Disabilities Virtual Learning Resources for Educators
- Council for Exceptional Children Webinar: Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19
- Council of Exceptional Children Best Practices for Educating Online
- Center for Learning and Teaching - How to Scaffold Online Courses
- Division for Early Childhood (DEC) ECSE (PPCD) Resources
- Zero to Three Article- The Importance of Self-Care
- Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center - The ECTA Center supports state Part C and Section 619 programs in developing high-quality early intervention and preschool special education service systems, increasing local implementation of evidence-based practices, and enhancing outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families.
- CLI Engage - Pre K small group lessons
Gifted and Talented
- Kage Gifted - In an effort to support parents, educators, and G/T students during school disruptions due to COVID-19, the KAGE Board has been collecting G/T-related educational resources to share with our members and followers.
- National Association for Gifted Children - Resources for Educators and Parents during COVID-19
- Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented - Resources
- CAST-Universal Design for Learning is a research-based set of principles to guide the design of learning environments that are accessible and effective for all.
- National Center on UDL - Additional information on Universal Design for Learning.
- Intervention During COVID-19 - If you currently have a structured RTI/Intervention program happening at your school, this document lists ideas for continuing intervention remotely and links to accommodate struggling learners.
- Center for Parent Information Resources - These resources are multilingual items for families, teachers and schools.
- Autism Focused Intervention and Modules - Resources for families
- CLI Engage Family - Pre K Activities
- National Center for Learning Disabilities Parent Resources for Online Learning
- Live Binder - Resources for parents and teachers of students with sensory impairments.
- Freedom Scientific - now offering JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion free of charge for personal computers at home, until June 30, 2020.
- Objective Ed- Free distance learning for blind and visually impaired students
- Accessibyte- these apps can be accessed from school or home, on Chromebook, iPad, Mac, Windows or Android Devices. Each app has visual and audible accessibility built right into the browser. We built these apps to support students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, have reading difficulties or just want something fun and different
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