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Autism & COVID Resources

COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

ASD Office Hours

 

If you have questions, Brooke Carson will be available via ZOOM on the following Fridays, from 9:30-11:00.

June 12th, 19th, and 26th

July 10th, 17th, and 24th

August 7th and 14th

Please note, during the office hours we will not be able to give legal advice OR be able to discuss student-specific issues (e.g. IEP minutes, service delivery).

 

View other available ESSU office hours

Overview

Our CDE Autism Team is committed to supporting schools and families while in-person learning has been suspended. We recognize the selection of materials, resource location and delivery of instruction can be overwhelming so our team has collected resources and tools specific to ASD that may be useful during this time as you plan for students.

Consistent with our mission, we are providing evidence-based practices and supports from national, state and local groups. These shared resources do not serve as CDE guidance for delivering services remotely.

Colorado Autism
Education Network

As a reminder, the Colorado Autism Education Network remains available as another option to support schools and districts during this time. School/District leadership can submit an online request and our ASD team will respond within 48 hours acknowledging the submission. 

Request for Field Support (Google Form)

Browse Resources for Learning at Home

The following resources are offered for consideration during the time of remote instruction due to COVID-19. This list does not comprehensively cover all possible resources. The listed resources are provided for information only. The Colorado Department of Education does not endorse, represent, or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information, content, services, or other materials provided by these educational service providers. Any reliance upon any information, content, materials, products, services, or vendors included on or found through this listing shall be at the discretion of the user.


Resources from National Partners

Links to national websites with evidence-based ASD resources, including COVID-19 specific resources for families, educators, administrators, and community partners.

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Activities

Links to ASD specific tools (e.g. social/communication, behavior/self-regulation, academic) for educators, families, and caregivers.

Behavior/Self-Regulation 

Social/Communication

Academics

  • Choice boards for activities at home shared by Kansas teachers

Resources Spanning Multiple Topics

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Remote Teacher Training Materials

Links to websites that offer tools for online/distance learning for educators, families, and caregivers.

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Questions? Contact

Brooke Carson, Ph.D.
Email Brooke Carson

Rhonda Danner, M.A.Ed - Email Rhonda Danner

Alissa Mullett, M.A. CCC-SLP - Email Alissa Mullett

Kelsey Young, M.A. - Email Kelsey Young


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