Special Education Resources for Parents and Educators
East Providence Pupil Personnel Services
This is a collection of free resources families and educators may wish to have access to during the COVID-19 school closures. This site is for informational and enrichment purposes only!
Introduction “My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “My Hero is You” should be read by a parent, caregiver or teacher alongside a child or a small group of children. It is not encouraged for children to read this book independently without the support of a parent, caregiver or teacher.
East Providence Local Advisory Committee for Special Education
The East Providence Local Advisory Committee For Special Education (EPLAC) is a committee comprised of parents of children with disabilities along with administrators, teachers and others with a concern for our children. We meet throughout the school year to share information and concerns of educational issues.
Off Line Activities
Chalk art on the driveway
Art mosaic on a window or sliding glass door with paper
Family board games
Picture hunt in your neighborhood (choose a theme for the day, flowers, colors, things that come in pairs..) take a photo and keep moving until you are home again
e-Buddies promotes social inclusion online for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
In e-Buddies, people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as autism and Down syndrome, come together online to form friendships and a community that celebrates their diversity of character and abilities.
Anyone can be in e-Buddies! You can join on your own or sign up your special education class. e-Buddies is great for students and adults with and without disabilities.