Resource Guide by Mass Advocates for Children

Some resources for SPECIAL EDUCATION during Coronavirus 

Overview of Special Education Rights and Coronavirus(Moor, Perlman & Gregg, LLP)

Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities

Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Department of Elementary and Secondary Educational

MAC recommendations to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to help meet the needs of students with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis

Support for Children with IEPs/Support Needs (English and Spanish)

  • Get connected with an educator, PT, Speech Therapist, OT, Behavioral Specialist, Nurse, or Consultant

Webinar: Online Education and Website Accessibility

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

 

FERPA & COVID-19 FAQs

Free Internet and Personal Computers

Free Meal Programs

Get a Student Chromebook

Boston School Finder

CHILDREN’S ISSUES

 

“5 Things To Know About Coronavirus And People With Disabilities”

COVID-19 Information By and For People with DisabilitiesVersión español)

COVID-19: Latest Updates and Tips(Versión español)

  • How to Talk About COVID-19 With Kids
  • School Closings and Learning at Home
  • Activities to Keep Kids Busy at Home

COVID-19 Storybook for Children(Versión español)

Comprehensive Information about COVID-19(Available in 57 Languages)

National Association of School Psychologists

Rapid Response Resources

  • Distance Learning Solutions
  • Resources for Families

Talking to Children About COVID-19

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

Boston COVID-19 Community Care

  • Resources related to food security, financial support, housing, and other issues

Boston Youth Resource Form

  • Resources related to food access, medicine, internet and technology, and other issues

Emergency Evictions Hotline

  • English (617) 934-5006
  • Spanish (617) 397-3773

Lawyers for Civil Rights (Versión español)

  • Resources related to medical support, food security, unemployment assistance, public charge and immigration issues, and other issues

Mass Legal Help

  • Resources related to health insurance, internet services, DTA and SNAP benefits, and other issues

Mass Legal Services

  • Resources related to unemployment, housing, immigration, and other issues

One Fair Wage Campaign

  • Support for tipped and other service workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Wellness Idea Bank

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