ReSET Family Decision Making Tool
Restarting Safe Education and Testing (ReSET) for children with medical complexity has created a decision making tool for families. This tool will help you make the best decisions for your child and family with COVID-19’s frequent changes.
Plain Language COVID-19 Fact Sheets
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council (Council) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) have created 7 different fact sheets about COVID-19. Fact sheet topics include: Testing, High Risk Health Conditions, Vaccines, Vaccinations at Home, Vaccines for Children Age 5-11, Monoclonal Antibody Treatment, Booster Shots.
All fact sheets are translated into multiple languages! Spanish, Russian, Korean, French, Chinese, and Amharic.
Korean Translated COVID-19 Materials
Information for families who speak Korean!
CIDA is excited to share a Korean translated version of COVID-19 Materials for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Care Providers. The original materials were developed by the Center for Disease Control.
COVID-19 Vaccination for children ages 5 -11 (and up!)
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths
Myths and misinformation about the COVID-19 Vaccine and what it does to our bodies have been floating around since before we were able to receive the vaccine. The CDC has provided factual information that bust these myths and clear up any misunderstanding. Find this information below!
How to Get Unstuck During Remote Learning
As parents, we face challenges when we try to help our children in their school work. It is even more challenging when we are “going to school” from home. Sometimes children may get stuck and frustrated during remote learning. Here are some strategies and tools to help your child get “unstuck” when they are frustrated with learning. These will help your child be more independent and successful learners. Choose what works for you.
Confronting COVID-19-Related Harassment in Schools
The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights have created a resource for families to help if they believe that their children have been harassed in school. If a child/youth has experienced harassment this resource includes steps a family can take.
Telehealth: What is it and Why is it Important?
Watch this webinar to learn the importance of Telehealth from PPMD and Dr. Debbie Badawi from the University of Maryland Department of Pediatrics.
Zoom, Google Classroom, G Suite, Oh My!
This PPMD webinar will help you and your family navigate Zoom, Google Classroom, G Suite and more virtual platforms!
Benefits of Telehealth and Telemedicine
The presence of telehealth and telemedicine is here to stay. Watch this webinar to learn about the benefits of telehealth and telemedicine on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.