Transition Talks

Maryland Learning Links Transition Talks are a series of one-page information sheets that provide information and resources on Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) in secondary transition.. Each Transition Talk gives a description of an EBP, a spotlight on where the practice is being used locally, questions to consider, and resource links. Topics include: Accommodations in Postsecondary Settings…

Videos Series Helps Parents Link Supports Between Home and School During Distance Learning

National Center on Educational Outcomes The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and the Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State and District Support for Inclusive Practices Center (TIES Center) are developing a series of videos for parents and caregivers on various aspects of supporting their child with intensive needs.These videos help families learn ways to…

Behavior Talks

Resources to Support Student Success from HCPSS Behavior Talks is a series of brief trainings for parents/caregivers created by HCPSS staff. Each video shares useful tips to promote student success related to behavior, social/emotional needs, organization/self-management at home, and more. Current videos include: Being a Flexible Thinker Breaking Down a Task Giving Feedback and Praise…

Distance Learning is Emotional Work: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

TIES Center Author Note: This article explores emotions and learning from the perspective of families. Check out our companion article, DL #14, that looks at emotions and learning through the lens of the teacher. All learning, including remote learning, is first and foremost emotional. Emotions drive our thinking, including our attention, memory, and planning/executive functions.…

Would you send your child to school if you could? Complete the HCPSS Student Interest Form by 9/30

Email from Howard County Public School System Good afternoon, The purpose of this email is to provide you with information about HCPSS’s effort to provide face-to-face support to small numbers of students in the coming weeks. HCPSS recognizes the significant learning challenges present for all students and families during this pandemic. To that end, HCPSS…

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Alternative Service Delivery Model Plan

HCPSS Department of Special Education Questions about the ASDM? The Alternative Service Delivery Model (ASDM) is the school system’s service delivery model while students are in virtual, blended or small group learning. Read these commonly asked questions and answers about the ASDM. Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Alternative Service Delivery Model Plan

Tips for Supporting Engagement for Students with Disabilities through Alternative Service Delivery Model

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin Sept. 15, 2020 As local school systems and public agencies (LSSs/PAs) begin to implement their recovery plans, the need to engage students is more crucial than ever. Maintaining student engagement, especially for students with disabilities, is a top priority for LSSs/PAs as they begin the 2020-2021 school year. Some strategies that…