Transition Talks

Maryland Learning Links Transition Talks are a series of one-page information sheets that secondary transition professionals can share with families and colleagues to provide information and resources on Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) in secondary transition. These EBPs have been identified through research to promote positive post-school outcomes for all students with disabilities. EBPs have been proven…

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Remembering Norma Morales

The Howard County Autism Society is saddened to announce the passing of Norma Morales, an HCAS member and tireless volunteer. Norma was an impassioned autism mom and community leader. She consistently encouraged and supported every parent to be a strong and confident advocate for their child. Norma volunteered as an interpreter and translator for HCAS…

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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…

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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…

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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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