FCC ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT!

FCC ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT!The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households having difficulties paying for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms. Read more here:

Resource: PDF FCC Broadband Benefit PDF Spanish PDF French PDF Chinese PDF Russian PDF Haitian Creole
Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is part of a national collaboration to create a virtual “Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities.” The Center created the attached plain language social story regarding getting the vaccine.

Resource: PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine PDF Spanish PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Chinese PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - French PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Russian PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Haitian Creole
Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? Checklist

This checklist can be used to help you decide if you are comfortable with your child returning to school
in-person. Discuss your concerns with your child’s health care provider and school team.

Resource: PDF Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? PDF ¿Estoy listo para que mi hijoasistaa la escuela en persona? PDF Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? - French PDF Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? - Haitian Creole PDF Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? - Russian PDF Am I Ready for My Child to Attend School In-Person? - Chinese
Resources for the Rare Disease Community

The following fact sheet was adapted from the webinar, “A Rare Response: Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic” sponsored by National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) on March 31, 2020

Resource: PDF Resources for the Rare Disease Community PDF Chinese PDF French PDF Haitian Creole PDF Spanish PDF Russian
Parent Guides for Face Mask Use

PPMD has created a factsheet with helpful hints for getting your child to wear a face mask.

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School created these resources for parents to support their children in wearing face masks.

Resource: PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks PDF Consejos útiles para las mascarillas faciales PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Chinese PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Haitian Creole PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - French PDF PPMD's Helpful Hints for Face Masks - Russian PDF I Can Stay Healthy by Wearing a Face Mask PDF Helping Your Child Wear a Face Mask PDF Help Your Child Feel Good about Using and Seeing Others Wearing Face Masks
TOP 10 TIPS for Distance Learning for Young Children

Use this resource to learn tips for distance learning if you have young children.

Resource: PDF Top 10 Tips for Young Children PDF French PDF Haitian Creole PDF Russian PDF Chinese
Self-Care Resources

Watch this PPMD webinar for helpful tips about taking care of yourself during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Use these companion tip sheets and resources.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Take Care of Yourself: Self-Care Webinar PDF Self-Care Resources PDF Recursos de autocuidado PDF Self-Care Resources - Russian PDF Self-Care Resources - Haitian Creole PDF Self-Care Resources - French PDF Self-Care Resources - Chinese PDF Ways to Improve Resilience and Well-Being PDF Ways to Improve Resilience and Well-Being - French PDF Ways to Improve Resilience and Well-Being - Haitian Creole PDF Ways to Improve Resilience and Well-Being - Russian PDF Ways to Improve Resilience and Well-Being - Chinese PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Chinese PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - French PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Haitian Creole PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Russian PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma - Chinese PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma - Spanish PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma - French PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma - Haitian Creole PDF Resources to Lessen COVID-19 Trauma - Russian
COVID-19 and What’s Next: What Parents Need to Know Webinar & Companion Resources

Watch this PPMD webinar for helpful resources on what you need to know about how the COVID-19 Pandemic and School Closures affect your child’s education and special education services on PPMD’s YouTube channel, linked below in the resource section. Use these companion tip sheets and resources.

Resource: PPMD Webinar COVID-19: What's Next? Webinar PDF Top 10 Tips for Parents - COVID-19 PDF Top 10 Tips for Parents - COVID-19 - French PDF Top 10 Tips for Parents - COVID-19 - Haitian Creole PDF Top 10 Tips for Parents - COVID-19 - Russian PDF Top 10 Tips for Parents - COVID-19 - Chinese PDF Monitoring Progress How to Document the Impact of Online Learning PDF Sample Progress Monitoring Pages PDF Progress Monitorying Pages Spanish - LOS ACTUALES NIVELES DE DESEMPEÑO PDF Disability Rights MD Guide for Parents in Continuity of Learning URL PPMD's Youtube Channel PDF 10 Consejos PrincipalesComo Navegar la Educación EspecialDurante COVID-19

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