Remote Learning Resources

Autism and Spectrum Disorder

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Resources and Support to Families Impacted by Autism During COVID-19 PandemicLunch and Learn Webinar: Resources and Support to Families Impacted by Autism During COVID-19 PandemicResources and Support for Families Impacted by Autism During Times of Crisis.

This presentation, presented by Colleen Shin, Director of Community Outreach at Autism Speaks focuses on supports and resources offered for families of children with autism who are navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.
     Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We do this through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

RCADD logo Remote Resources for Children with Autism from RCADD

This Presentation, presented by Assistant Director, Joshua Krasne, MA of the Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays (RCADD) discusses the many remote tools and strategies offered to families of children struggling with Autism.

The Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays provides support for those who care for, teach, and serve children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays. RCADD serves families currently enrolled in an Early Head Start or Head Start program as well as others throughout the Chicagoland area.  RCADD offers support at no cost to our patrons in the form of resources, referrals, training, and ongoing consultations for families and professionals.

Remote Learning for Students with Autism and Spectrum DisorderPDF Document– April 30, 2020

Significant Intellectual or Multiple Disabilities

Remote Learning for Students with Significant Intellectual or Multiple DisabilitiesPDF Document– April 30, 2020

Blind or Visually Impaired

Remote Learning for Students Who Are Blind or Visually ImpairedPDF Document– April 30, 2020

Deaf or Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind

Remote Learning for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind​PDF Document– April 30, 2020

Social / Emotional / Behavioral

The Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and The Center for Parent Information and Resources developed resources for parents support their children’s social and emotional growth and minimize behavioral disruptions in the home and during distance learning instruction.

Early Childhood

The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center is providing State Part C and Part B, Section 619 programs with the latest information on funding and guidance, as well as information on talking to children and families during the COVID-19 national emergency.

School Age

The National Center for Systemic Improvement’s web page provides a resource hub for supporting students with disabilities during the COVID-19 national emergency, including educator resources to support remote learning.

Online and At Home Transition-Focused Activities

The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition hosted a webinar for practitioners and family members on transition planning and intervention resources. Materials are available on the center’s web page.