SELF is creating an ongoing mini webinar series with tips, strategies, and resources to help educators use Distance Learning tools effectively and efficiently. We will be updating this content regularly.

Executive Function Distance Learning

Purpose: To support teachers and families with
developing structures to support students’
executive function skills
Resources: Cognitive Connections Website Interactive Get Ready, Do Done Editable Template

Self-Regulation for Effective Distance Learning

Purpose: To support and build students’ self-regulation skills to effectively engage in distance learning.

Resources: Limiting Distractions: White Noise | DIY Sensory Supports: Sensory Bottle, Sensory Bag, Stress Ball

Accommodating Family Needs During Distance Learning

Purpose: To provide tips and strategies to support families during Distance Learning.

Supporting Students with Disabilities on the Google Suite Platform

Purpose: To provide an overview of Google accessibility features in order to provide greater access for students with exceptionalities participating in virtual learning.

Reading Goals and Distance Learning

Purpose: To support students’ reading fluency and comprehension IEP goals in an accessible and engaging manner.

Virtual Accessibility Features for Math

Purpose: To provide math virtual accessibility features to educators in order to support all learners.

Resources: Virtual Math Tools Reference Sheet

Related Services and Distance Learning

Purpose: To support related service providers, teachers, and special education leaders with providing related service activities during distance learning.

Resources: Speech-Language Therapy: Articulation Activities, Articulation Tounge Twisters, Video Overview of Mind Wing Concept’s Story Grammar Marker

Occupational Therapy:  OT Toolbox>, Link to at Home Packet OT Packet from NYC Department of Education

Visual Perception Activities: I Spy Cards Matching Activities

Adapted Physical Education: Adapted PE Youtube Channel