Our July Toolkit focuses on focuses on strengthening family bonds, inclusive summer activities, and back-to-school prep; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 vaccination information and general COVID-19 support. Our policy resources review schools reopening and rights for students with 504s and IEPs, the Keeping All Students Safe Act, long-term care serving individuals with intellectual disabilities, and the State Advocacy Toolkit to advocate for COVID-19 funding for targeted programs.
Strengthening Family Bonds
- The Warner Family Story
- Autism & The Family Dynamics Facebook Live episode
- Building Sibling Relationship Panel
- 8 Ways to Build a Strong, Loving Bond With Your Autistic Child
Inclusive Summer Activities
- 30 Summer Fun Activities
- Lessons from the Autism Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- What to Look for In a Summer Camp During COVID-19
- Back to School: A Global Discussion
- Helping Students with Autism Navigate Back-to-School Time
- Is The Pandemic A Chance To Reimagine Special Education?
- Tips for Transitioning Kids on the Autism Spectrum Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Returning to Life with Autism in a Post-Pandemic World
- Children With Autism Need a Post-Covid Boost
- Autism Society of America Encourages Autism Community to Vaccinate Eligible Adolescents as the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Receives EUA
- The Office for Civil Rights, under the Department of Education, recently published updated guidance regarding reopening and rights for students with 504s and IEPs.
- The Keeping All Students Safe Act (KASSA) will make it illegal for any school that receives federal funds to seclude a child or use dangerous restraint practices that restrict breathing.
- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a rule that will ensure long-term care serving clients with intellectual disabilities.
- Check out this State Advocacy Toolkit to advocate for COVID-19 funding for target programs.
The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is here to support you with our Information and Referral Program. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our voicemail system at 504-603-6548 and we will return your inquiry.
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