April 2020 Iowa Department of Education, COVID-19 Guidance Video Recordings of Iowa DE Webinars US Department of Education, Coronavirus Iowa Department of Public Health Centers for Disease Control World Health Organization Relationships. Responsiveness. Results. Northwest AEA employees are committed to providing support and resources to our families and school partners...
Brenna Franken, an early childhood special education consultant/early interventionist at Northwest AEA, was happy to report a successful virtual visit during the first week of the quarantine. She was working with a family who has a 28-month-old boy. The child has a diagnosis of receptive and expressive language disorder, meaning...
In one short week, the Northwest AEA staff developed 62 virtual learning opportunities for teachers, para-educators and administrators. This took a lot of work in a very short time frame. One of the objectives during this quarantine period is to continually facilitate learning for educators. Please reach out to your...
Northwest AEA staff offered their top picks for mental health resources. We know there are a lot of resources out there to support you and your family during this time. We’ve compiled a few of our favorites to help you out! Family: This article from the Child Mind Institute talks...
In this article, Perry Zirkel from Lehigh University has given his thoughts on COVID-19 for K-12 schools. He is a recognized authority on school law and a trusted source for matters related to special education during this national health emergency. Two things to pay particular attention to: 1. He cited...
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