COVID-19 Pandemic Support

COVID-19  PANDEMIC  SUPPORT

PRESENTATIONS

Returning to Class and Campus: Strategies to Ease Anxiety and Improve Mental Health Following the Pandemic

Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD

Meghan Cave

Justyna Balzar

Teaching Kids to Play from a Safe Social Distance

Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA
Meghan Cave, MEd, BCBA

VIDEO

Materials: Playing from a Safe Distance presentation (PDF Format)

Article that features Meghan Cave: Getting Creative to Support Special Needs Kids and Families

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS and Wilton SEPTA

Meghan Cave

Justyna Balzar

Teaching Safety Smarts: How to Wear a Mask

Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA
Meghan Cave, MEd, BCBA

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Materials: How to Wear a Mask (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS and Wilton SEPTA

Anxiety in the Time of COVID-19:
“How Can We Help Our Children?”

David P. Sylvestro, MA, CSP

Coping With Uncertainty As School Begins:
What We Can Do to Help Our Kids and Ourselves

Mary Murphy, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Coping As School Begins
(PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

Coping with Uncertainty and Loss:
What We Can Do to Help Our Kids and Ourselves

Mary Murphy, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Coping with Uncertainty and Loss (PDF Format)

Relevant Material: Resources for Dealing with Grief and Loss (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

Mindful Parents, Mindful Families:
Effective Parenting in Trying Times

Tracey Masella, LCSW

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Materials: Effective Parenting (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Silver Hill Hospital

Meghan Cave

Justyna Balzar

Make Working from Home Work for You and Your Child

Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA
Meghan Cave, MEd, BCBA

VIDEO

Materials: Working from Home (PDF Format)

Article: Make Working from Home Work … for You AND Your Child, co-written by Justyna Balzar and Meghan Cave

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS and Wilton SEPTA

Encouraging Language and Life Skills at Home During COVID-19 Shutdown

Nancy Schwartz, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: 
Involving Children in Chores
 (PDF Format)
Patterned Activities
 (PDF Format)
Declarative Language
 (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS

Understanding and Addressing Your Child’s Stress and Anxiety During the Pandemic

Mary Murphy, PhD

The Path Back to School:
Supporting Families and Children for the Next Transition

Justyna Balzar, MEd, BCBA

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Materials: Back to School (PDF Format)

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Orchestrating Virtual Socializing:
Helping Kids with LD/ADHD/ASD Stay Socially Engaged During the Shutdown

David P. Sylvestro, MA, CSP

VIDEO

Materials: Orchestrating Virtual Socializing (PDF Format)

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A Working Guide to Your NVLD Child During COVID-19

Marcia Eckerd, PhD

VIDEO

Materials: Working Guide (PDF Format)

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Practical Ways to Help Your Team Measure Your Child’s Learning During COVID-19 School Closure

Solandy Forte, PhD, LCSW, BCBA-D

VIDEO

Materials: Distance Learning Tracking Forms:
English version (PDF Format)
versión en español Spanish version
(PDF Format)

Measuring Learning During School Closure (on-line article based on this presentation)

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