All About Me

A fillable sheet to support your child across service delivery models Maryland State Department of Education For any child, transitions can be difficult. At the start of the school year, children are transitioning to school after summer break. A transition happens when a child returns to the school building after virtual learning, or from the…

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Back to School 2021

As we prepare for the return to school, and in-person learning, parents can play a big part in supporting their student’s well being and academic and social successes. Here are some back-to-school resources to help you and your student navigate the new school year. You are Your Student’s Best Advocate Autism Society Back to School:…

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Homeschooling Your Child with Autism

TACA The Autism Community in Action More parents of children with autism are opting to homeschool for a variety of reasons. In this article, you will information about homeschooling your child with autism, including: pros and cons to homeschooling, curriculum options, how to ensure your child has access to social opportunities, and sample schedules. Requirements…

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How to Find Inclusive Childcare

Parents’ Place of Maryland Choosing care for your child with a disability means you have to decide which program and facility best meet your child’s needs. Finding a welcoming, educated childcare provider that cares for each child’s differences is important. To help find the right fit for your child, use this checklist when you visit…

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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.…

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Out of School Time for All

Tips for Parents and Caregivers from Disability Rights Maryland Taking part in fun, engaging activities outside the school day is good for all children. Giving young people with and without disabilities the opportunity to participate together is beneficial to all. Your child should be able to participate fully in an out-of-school-time program

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