Month: May 2020

Resources in Autism & other Disabilities in Spanish for families.

This padlet is a great website for parents who needs resources to support their children with Autism during COVID-19. This page provides information for parents on what is Autism, how to explain COVID-19 to students with Austimo, help for families and strategies for supporting learning. See the link here https://padlet.com/SELPACAPTAIN/c4ibcglc414h For more general resources on…

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Free Webinar from REL West: Engaging Parents and Students from Diverse Populations in the Context of Distance Learning

After weeks of responding to the uncertainty of the COVID pandemic, educators are still trying their best to establish and maintain contact with students and families. Many of these families silently suffer from resource insecurities that stem from deep-seeded social inequities which have only been magnified by the current circumstances. With schools now shifting their…

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Left Behind: Remote Learning and Bilingual Students with Disabilities

New article from Chalkbeat New York. At long last, Reema Amin’s article places the spotlight on the continued exclusion and marginalization of bilingual/English learners with disabilities and their families. With a long history of subtractive language programming in public schools, it is no wonder that the nation continues to grapple to meet the unique language…

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