Inclusive Pre-Employment Education and Training Policies

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As students plan for their transition into employment or post-secondary education, not all activities and/or services have continued as they did prior to COVID-19. For example, students may not be able to participate in the same work-based learning programs, including job-shadowing and internships. To address these changes, states should develop resources to share with schools, families and students so they can still... more »

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Accommodating Students w/Disabilities During Distance Learning

During COVID-19, many school districts have been offering distance learning -- a method of education in which classes are conducted over the internet or through written materials at home, without the student attending school in person. To ensure an equal education as mandated by federal law, distance learning providers must accommodate students with disabilities who may face accessibility issues.

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Disruption of Services to Youth with Disabilities

During the COVID-19 pandemic in particular, youth with disabilities may be disproportionately affected by the disruption of services, such as appropriate special education and related services, access to accommodations included in their Individualized Education Programs (IEP), IEP planning and transition services and access to other daily supports and services. As many services and learning opportunities have moved to... more »

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