Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.
MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin April 2020 MSDE has created this Technical Assistance Bulletin(20-05) to provide guidance to local school systems (LSSs) and public agencies (PAs) to address secondary transition of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) in response to extended school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Providing Continuity of Learning to Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind, Low-Vision, and DeafBlind Students during COVID-19
MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin April 2020 The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to support the continuity of learning for Blind, Low Vision, Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or DeafBlind students in a virtual and/or distance learning environment during the extended school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parents of children receiving special education services are encouraged to visit the Howard County Public School System Continuity of Learning – Special Education webpage. Each student receiving special education services will have an individualized plan for distance learning. Parents have several options for collaborating with staff to best support their child. The link features an…
IEP Modification/Amendment or Individualized Continuity of Learning Plans: Preserving The Rights You and Your Child Have Under the Law
Brief Guide for Parents #2 Disability Rights Maryland School systems are taking different approaches to developing continuity of learning plans for students with disabilities. Some are simply sending a plan to parents, others are convening calls and following up with a written plan, and others have not yet been in touch with parents.
- Accommodations & Modifications(12)
- ADD / ADHD / Learning Disabilities(4)
- Autism Resources(44)
- Behavior & Discipline Issues(24)
- COVID-19 Special Ed News(39)
- HCPSS Dept. of Special Education(37)
- High Stakes Testing(13)
- IEP / IFSP / 504 Basics(48)
- Mediation & Due Process(8)
- Parent to Parent Tips(27)
- Procedural Safeguards(9)
- School 411(8)
- Special Education Services(11)
- Videos and Webinars of Support Group Meetings and Advocacy Workshops(17)