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Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 with Susan Beck, Executive Director, Office of Special Education and Student Support, Brenda Lamkin, Executive Director, West Virginia Parent Training and Information, and Susan White, Executive Director, West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children. Joint Statement on Serving Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Outbreak.pdf
West Virginia Children's Food Information for local counties. Click here: Counties.
West Virginia Department of Education Special Education and Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here: Links.
West Virginia Telehealth Modality
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has expanded all existing telehealth services listed in the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services (BMS) policy manual. These telehealth services are temporarily approved during the COVID-19 pandemic. March 17, 2020 Click here: Letter from Cynthia Beane, Commissioner
WVU Medicine Information about Doctor's Appointments
Covid-19: What you need to know with WVU Medicine. This site gives the updated information, guide, and resources about COVID-19. There are options to scheduled appointments and urgent care video visits. You may check out the information at:WVU Medicine
West Virginia Hotline
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has an informational hotline to address public and medical provider questions and concerns. The number is 1-800-887-4304. Click here for the site: West Virginia DHHR's COVID-19
WV Cornonavirus Information: What West Virginians Need To Know
Senator Manchin provides this website to give information about Covid-19 Testing, Business Assistance, Unemployment &Payments, Basic Needs, Volunteering, and WV Strong. Click here: WV Coronavirus Information
West Virginia Resource Guide for Caregivers. Caring for Your Family During the Covid-19 Crisis by Teamwv.org. Click here: Resource Guide
West Virginia Department of Education
Free Summer Learning Opportunities for WV. Click here: Opportunities
Guidance documents will help to find resources. Click here: WVDE Guidance Documents
WV Remote Learning Framework for Covid-19 Emergency. Click here: Framework
Providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) During School Closure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic through Distance Learning Click here for Frequently Asked Questions:Providing a Free Appropriate Public Education During School Closure due to Covid 19.pdf
Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here:
Resources for Blind and Low Vision. Click here: WV Schools' Resources
Resources for Caregivers. Click here: West Virginia Resource Guide For Caregivers (Caring for Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis) Provided by TEAM for WV Children and Prevent Child Abuse WV.
Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Click here: WV Schools' Resources.
Resources for Learning in Elementary or Middle/Secondary Level. Click here: WVDE Resources
Resources for Parents and Teacher. Click here: Resources for Parents and Teachers from WVDE.pdf
Resource Sheet for Parents about Dealing with Potential Exposure: The Stress of Physically Reopening Schools: TipsForParents.pdf
Resource Sheet for Coping with Homeschooling: HowtoCopewiththeStressofHomeschooling (For Parents).pdf
Resource Sheet for Teachers: TeachersProtectingYourMentalHealth.pdf
Resource Tips for Success: DealingWithPotentialExposure.pdf
Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators. Click here: Special Education & Student Support Resources for Families and Educators.pdf
Supporting Continuity of Teaching and Learning for Students with Disabilities During an Extended School Closure. Click here: Supporting Continuity of Teaching and Learning for Students with Disabilities During an Extended School Closure.pdf
Virtual School Counseling Resources. Click here: Virtual School Counseling Resources.pdf
Waiver Request for WV Department of Education. Click here: Letter
United States Department of Education
Frequently Asked Questions concerning Office of Special Education and Rehabilitiative Services Admin. and COVID-19. Click here: Questions and Answers March 26, 2020.
OCR Issues Bulletin on Civil Rights Laws and HIPAA Flexibilities That Apply During the COVID-19. Click here: Article and Links. March 28, 2020.
Fact Sheet for Protecting Students' Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response. Click here: Fact Sheet March 16, 2020. Click here: Webinar
Supplement Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary, and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities US Dept. of Ed. Office for Civil Rights and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, March 21, 2020. Click here: Document
Five Strategies to Help Homeless Youth Transition to College During Covid-19
Other Links to Resources:
A Parent's Guide to Virtual Learning 4 Actions to Improve Your Child's Experience with Online Learning.pdf
Children Talking About COVID-19
CNN/Sesame Street Coronavirus
Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus
Supporting Families During COVID-19
Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019
How to Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak
How Young Adults Can Manage Loss of Income During the COVID-19 Pandemic.pdf
What Up with This Coronavirus? (comic to teach children about the COVID-19 situation by Elise Gravel.)
Yes, Your Child's IEP/504 Came Home, Too! Additude, April 28, 2020