Helping Children Cope During and After a Disaster A Resource for Parents and Caregivers A fact sheet that is a good resource for parents and caregivers to help children cope during and after a disaster. The amount of damage caused from a disaster can be overwhelming. The destruction of homes and...
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This CDC website provides tips that can help reduce stress before, during, and after a disaster or traumatic event. Regardless of your child’s age, he or she may feel upset or have other strong emotions after an emergency. Some children react right away, while others may show signs of difficulty...
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Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children: CDC has created recommendations to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease. Children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill...
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This CDC website provides information on steps to protect children and others from getting sick. Based on available evidence, most children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults. While some children and infants have been sick with COVID-19, adults make up most of the known...
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About This Toolkit Recent media has brought necessary attention to the national maternal mortality crisis. Maternal death and harm is largely attributed to obstetrical hemorrhage, unmanaged hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, and more recently, unnecessary C-sections—all deviations from national...
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WHAT IS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT)? Assistive Technology (AT) is any device or support for using that device that helps a student with a disability to learn. AT Devices are defined by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system ....
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This guide is meant to introduce parents of students in New York City to the special education process. It provides an overview of special education services, the rights of students with disabilities, and your rights as the parent of a child with a disability. This guide is meant primarily for...
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