COVID-19

What’s Good in the Classroom is Good Remotely: Planning for Teaching and Learning for an Uncertain Future

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Remote learning during lockdown was abrupt, unplanned, and incredibly challenging for all, especially those with unique learning needs and their families. Despite this, creative solutions have emerged, building on inclusive practices from their in-person classrooms. As we move toward an uncertain resumption of school this fall, how to do so in a way that supports… read more

COVID-19: Keeping People with Disabilities Safe – Part 2

The medical caduceus symbol with the snakes coiled around a staff in a blue slash over a pale, faded rendering of the coronavirus, a lumpy sphere covered with receptors.

Last week I presented information and resources on how be proactive in planning for an emergency situation during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. I hope many people who had not thought about a plan for the health of their loved ones with a disability in the past have now completed one. Here are two resources… read more

COVID-19: Keeping People with Disabilities Safe

The medical caduceus symbol with the snakes coiled around a staff in a blue slash over a pale, faded rendering of the coronavirus, a lumpy sphere covered with receptors.

In this unprecedented time of COVID-19, people with disabilities are at heightened risk, more vulnerable than ever. Is there anything you can do to help someone with a disability prepare for an unexpected hospitalization? In the best of times, if someone is sick and needs hospitalization, we have certain expectations about how to prepare and… read more