Parent & Caregiver Supports

At NKCES, we are committed to supporting parents and caregivers in Northern Kentucky so they can assist their students throughout the school year.

Highlighted Resources!

Contact your local school district for more information and to schedule a FREE Preschool Screening.

Use Gentle Guidance Interventions to negate the “impossible choice.

These recommendations may be used by parents & caregivers too.

COVID-19 Supports and Resources

Bias Behavior has developed a great visual to support mask wearing and the CDC has developed a parent resource kit to support families' physical and social/emotional health during COVID-19.

New podcast to Support Family Social Emotional Learning

St. Elizabeth has added mental health resources for youth including help line information and resources for schools and families. Click here to learn more.


The Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network offers free training and supports to families who have children with disabilities, including students with IEPs and 504 plans. KY-SPIN has a fantastic website and Youtube channel full of great information for families.

The Kentucky Department of Education has produced a wide variety of resources that you can use to support your student(s) at each grade level.

Resources for Children with Significant Cognitive Disabilities Series (TIES Center) This video series for parents and families is produced by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and TIES Center. It provides ideas for supporting the learning of children with significant cognitive disabilities at home. Educators and other audiences will also find the videos useful as they work with parents and families.

Helping Your Child with Routines at Home

Helping Your Child with the Foundations of Communication at Home

Helping Your Child with Communication at Home (Focusing on 3 key Points)

Helping Your Child with Academics

Helping Your Child with the Foundations of Math While at Home

Helping Your Child with Math While at Home

Helping Your Child with the Foundations of Reading at Home

Helping Your Child with Reading at Home

Recommended Deep Dives

This resource focuses on tips to help families who are looking for tips to support appropriate behaviors and engagement in learning.

Includes a variety of social stories and recommendations for supporting students during COVID-19.

Excellent blogs on topics that include decreasing children's anxiety in returning to in-person instruction.

Check out this short article for tips to support children who are struggling with reading.

Providing early learning kits to teachers, families, and child care providers, including Kindergarten Readiness cards, which can be downloaded on its website.

Click here to learn about Virtual Parent Camp - a virtual family-school collaboration for learning and sharing to "build a connected school ecosystem of caring and supportive adults surrounding our kids."