Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

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Back to School Resources for Virtual Learning

For many families, returning to school this fall brings new anxieties, stresses, and uncertainties. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many school systems to restructure how students access instruction, which means distance learning for many families. Parents and students understandably are left with questions about health and wellbeing, academic regression, and how to manage household schedules…

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Guidance for Teaching and Supporting Student Learning Through Alternative Delivery Models

Aug. 10, 2020 MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletins Supplement to TAB #20-03 Supporting Students Who Require Extensive, Intensive, Individualized Instruction and Supports through Alternative Service Delivery Models Tips and strategies for support, including an array of options to facilitate the processes necessary for the successful transitioning of students who require extensive and intensive individualized instruction and…

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Autism Waiver and COVID-19 Flexibilities

A Special Presentation for Maryland Autism Waiver Families July 31, 2020 The Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services and The Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with the Autism Waiver Advisory Committee, have worked together to create a special presentation for families on Maryland’s Autism Waiver regarding regulatory and programmatic flexibilities offered by…

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