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COVID-19 Resources

 

*Cabinet for Health and Family Services Guidance for K-12 Operations for In-Person Learning August 10, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Guidance for KECSAC Programs

*Letter from Dr. Nolan August 2020

*Office of Special Education and Early Learning FAQ 1

*Office of Special Education and Early Learning FAQ 2

*March 18, 2020 Message from KECSAC Director Ronnie Nolan Concerning COVID-19

*COVID-19 Legislative Update: KECSAC Remaining Extended Day Requirement Waived for 2019-2020

*2019-2020 NTI Guidance Document

*KDE NTI One-Page Overview

*KDE Ongoing Supports for Professional Learning

*KY Office of Special Education & Early Learning Critical Fact Sheet: NTI & Novel Coronavirus

*KY Office of Special Education & Early Learning Letter to Parents of Students with IEPs

*US Department of Education Guidance on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during this time

*KDE Guidance on Providing Services During NTI Days to Students with an IEP

*Letter from KDE Office of Special Education & Early Learning regarding IEP Teams & NTI Days

*National Council for Behavioral Health COVID-19 Resources

*The Importance of Keeping our Students on a Regular Schedule

*Governor Beshear's Message to Kentucky's Children

Learn what precautions you can take about the coronavirus:

*Call the KY Department for Public Health's COVID-19 hotline at (800)722-5725 or visit its COVID-19 webpage.

*For guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education, visit KDE's 2019 Novel Coronavirus webpage.

Additional Resources:
*Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Webpage
*COVID-19 When to Seek Care
*Stop the Spread of Germs at Work

Special Education Specific Resources:

*KY Office of Special Education & Early Learning Critical Fact Sheet: NTI & Novel Coronavirus

KY Office of Special Education & Early Learning Letter to Parents of Students with IEPs

*US Department of Education Guidance on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during this time

*KDE Guidance on Providing Services During NTI Days to Students with an IEP

*Letter from KDE Office of Special Education & Early Learning regarding IEP Teams & NTI Days

*Council for Exceptional Children: Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Webinar
In these unprecedented times, teachers are being asked to think outside the box – especially as we move into virtual instruction. In response the Council for Exceptional Children has partnered with eLuma therapy to bring educators a FREE webinar to learn the latest strategies for providing special education to students online. Though the live webinar was yesterday you can view the session HERE.

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