Information and Resources in Response to COVID-19


The START Project team understands the challenges for schools and families. We will continue to share information and resources via our website and social media in order to provide support for families and schools. START is actively planning for other options for training and resources in the event of cancellations. As always, please reach out to the START office if you have any concerns or questions. 



Upcoming Webinars and Virtual Support:

Organization/Group

Date/Time

Topic

OCALI 

Ongoing

InspirED Virtual Learning Series

MSU

Ongoing

Spartan Caregiver Support

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Ongoing

Virtual Office Hours for Educators

Videos and Webinar Recordings:

Organization/Group

Topic

Office of Special Education Programs

Resources For Teachers and Parents to Enhance the Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 for Children with Disabilities

Florida Inclusion Network

Paula Kluth: E-Learning in Challenging Times

VCU Autism Center for Excellence

Sibshops (siblings of individuals with special health, mental health, and developmental needs get support and knowledge while having fun)

Transition Coalition

Strategies & Resources for Students with Complex Support Needs in Distance Learning Environments

TASH

Educators Share Distance Learning Strategies for Students with Significant Support Needs

Praxis Continuing Education and Training

An ACT Approach to Parental Burnout


U.S. Department of Education Guidance

Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and Education Guidance

Comprehensive Resources

School Support Resources

Family Support Resources

Early Childhood Resources

Adolescent and Young Adult Resources

Visual Supports and Social Narratives

Managing Stress and Anxiety and Supporting Mental Health

How to socially connect and maintain relationships

Technology Support and Access

Ideas for Activities at Home

Here are a few of the many resources for activities and ideas for families while schools are closed: 


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The Autism Education Center is hiring 2 full-time positions for the START Project (a MDE, Office of Special Education grant-funded project): Program Evaluation & Resource Development Specialist and Project Coordinator. Please share with your networks! jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/listiā€¦
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šŸ“£šŸ“£Registration is open for the virtual Peer to Peer Statewide Training scheduled for November 5, 2021! We anticipate this training will reach capacity so register soon! Registration is available on our website: gvsu.edu/s/1Js
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Registration is open for the virtual FAPE in the LRE Statewide Training scheduled for September 16, 2021. We anticipate this training will reach capacity so register soon! Registration is available on our website: gvsu.edu/s/1Js
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