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COVID-19 Resources

Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 with Susan Beck, Executive Director, Office of Special Education and Student Support, Brenda Lamkin, Executive Director, West Virginia Parent Training and Information, and Susan White, Executive Director, West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children. Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak.pdf  

West Virginia Children's Food Information for local counties. Click here: Counties

West Virginia Department of Education Special Education and Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here: Links. 

West Virginia Telehealth Modality

        The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has expanded all existing telehealth services listed in the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) policy manual. These telehealth services are temporarily approved during the COVID-19 pandemic. March 17, 2020  Click here: Letter from Cynthia Beane, Commissioner

 

WVU Medicine Information about Doctor's Appointments

Covid-19: What you need to know with WVU Medicine. This site gives the updated information, guide, and resources about COVID-19. There are options to scheduled appointments and urgent care video visits. You may check out the information at:WVU Medicine

 

West Virginia Hotline

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has an informational hotline to address public and medical provider questions and concerns. The number is 1-800-887-4304. Click here for the site: West Virginia DHHR's COVID-19

 

WV Cornonavirus Information: What West Virginians Need To Know

Senator Manchin provides this website to give information about Covid-19 Testing, Business Assistance, Unemployment &Payments, Basic Needs, Volunteering, and WV Strong. Click here: WV Coronavirus Information

West Virginia Resource Guide for Caregivers. Caring for Your Family During the Covid-19 Crisis by Teamwv.org. Click here: Resource Guide 

West Virginia Department of Education 

Free Summer Learning Opportunities for WV. Click here: Opportunities

Guidance documents will help to find resources. Click here: WVDE Guidance Documents

WV Remote Learning Framework for Covid-19 Emergency. Click here: Framework

Providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) During School Closure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic through Distance Learning  Click here for Frequently Asked Questions:Providing a Free Appropriate Public Education During School Closure due to Covid 19.pdf

Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here:                                                                         

Resources for Blind and Low Vision. Click here: WV Schools' Resources

Resources for Caregivers. Click here: West Virginia Resource Guide For Caregivers  (Caring for Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis)   Provided by TEAM for WV Children and Prevent Child Abuse WV.

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Click here: WV Schools' Resources. 

Resources for Learning in Elementary or Middle/Secondary Level. Click here: WVDE Resources

Resources for Parents and Teacher. Click here: Resources for Parents and Teachers from WVDE.pdf

Resource Sheet for Parents about Dealing with Potential Exposure: The Stress of Physically Reopening Schools: TipsForParents.pdf

Resource Sheet for Coping with Homeschooling: HowtoCopewiththeStressofHomeschooling (For Parents).pdf

Resource Sheet for Teachers: TeachersProtectingYourMentalHealth.pdf

Resource Tips for Success: DealingWithPotentialExposure.pdf

Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here: Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators.pdf

Supporting Continuity of Teaching and Learning for Students with Disabilities During an Extended School Closure. Click here: Supporting Continuity of Teaching and Learning for Students with Disabilities During an Extended School Closure.pdf

Virtual School Counseling Resources. Click here: Virtual School Counseling Resources.pdf

Waiver Request for WV Department of Education. Click here: Letter 

United States Department of Education

Frequently Asked Questions concerning Office of Special Education and Rehabilitiative Services Admin. and COVID-19. Click here: Questions and Answers   March 26, 2020.

OCR Issues Bulletin on Civil Rights Laws and HIPAA Flexibilities That Apply During the COVID-19. Click here: Article and Links. March 28, 2020.

Fact Sheet for Protecting Students' Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response. Click here: Fact Sheet  March 16, 2020. Click here: Webinar

Supplement Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary, and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities  US Dept. of Ed. Office for Civil Rights and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, March 21, 2020. Click here: Document

Five Strategies to Help Homeless Youth Transition to College During Covid-19 

Other Links to Resources:

A Parent's Guide to Virtual Learning 4 Actions to Improve Your Child's Experience with Online Learning.pdf

Children Talking About COVID-19 

CNN/Sesame Street Coronavirus

COVID-19 Resources

Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus 

Supporting Families During COVID-19

Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019

How to Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak

How Young Adults Can Manage Loss of Income During the COVID-19 Pandemic.pdf

What Up with This Coronavirus? (comic to teach children about the COVID-19 situation by Elise Gravel.)

Yes, Your Child's IEP/504 Came Home, Too! Additude, April 28, 2020 


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