Resources in Response to COVID
Special Education Resources
Council of Exceptional Children Webinar: Teaching Special Education Online during COVID19
Department of Education: Q&A for Serving Special Education Students
Department of Education: Supplemental Fact Sheet for Special Education Students (3.21.2020)
NASP FAQ for US Department of Education IDEA Services for School Psychologists
Child Abuse/Neglect and Violence Resources
The IL Dept of Public Health has created a text hotline for anyone in need of emotional support to be connected with a mental health professional.
IDPH Call4Calm Hotline
Heart of Illinois United Way has a hotline for anyone to contact to be connected to local health and human care services by dialing 211.
IL United Way 211 Hotline
Prevent Child Abuse America has created a set of resources that can be shared directly with families to help them manage stress and anxiety, stay connected as a family, and to stay healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prevent Child Abuse America Resources for Families
Chicago Children's Advocacy Center - Reducing Child Sexual Abuse During Isolation
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children has created a resource hub for educators and families to protect children during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
End Violence Against Children: Protecting Children During COVID Outbreak
PBS News Hour created a powerful segment that reminds us that not all children are safe while at home during this time.
PBS Newshour: What Shelter at Home Means for Those Who Aren't Safe There
Shine has created a parent-friendly resource hub for parents to connect to mental health supports online:
Anxiety Toolkit and Resource Hub
Resources for Supporting Youth with Challenging Behaviors at Home
Needs Assessment: This will guide the development of future PD and mentoring regarding distance learning for graduate education in School Psychology. The survey is NOT for research purposes. Results will be used to develop support groups and training opportunities for focused use of technology across different content areas in school psychology. Both the survey and its results will be placed in the TSP spreadsheet for resources. (Last Updated 4.3.2020)
*A SPECIAL THANKS TO AMANDA SULLIVAN, BRYN HARRIS, AND THE LEADERSHIP ROUND TABLE FOR COMPILING THESE RESOURCES.
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