Here is a growing list of resources for teachers, coaches, and support staff in school systems to learn how COVID-19 may affect your students and ways to mitigate its spread in your workplace. It also contains information that may be disseminated to parents from trustworthy sources.
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CDC Childcare Checklist - Center for Disease Control issue teacher and parent checklist to prevent spread of COVID-19
How to discuss COVID-19 with your students - help children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear.
Coronavirus in Georgia - Public and private partners across Georgia have contributed to an aggregated list of helpful resources and updates.
Verizon Innovative Learning Schools - Preparing for Remote Learning
Digital Promise (Verizon partner) - COVID-19 Online Learning Resources and FAQ
Resources for Students with Disabilities
COVID-19 Information for Special Educators Like You - Information published by the CEC for Special Educators across America
Routine Essentials: Washing Hands Support - Guide to help kids with disabilities visual appropriate hand washing techniques
LDSS response to COVID-19 - Dr. Andrew Nowalk, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Doctor, discusses the potential impact of the COVID-19 virus on children with Down syndrome.
Extended School Year Services for SWD - Extended school year (ESY) services are special education or related services that students need in order to maintain the skills they have learned