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Special Education Services during School Closure

Ann Geddes - Thursday, May 14, 2020
On March 30th the Maryland State Department of Education issued guidance on the provision of special education services during school closure owing to COVID-19. The guidelines state: Schools should contact families with a child on an IEP to arrange a plan for services during school closure Schools still need to provide a Free, Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to stu ..

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Family Resources for Substance Use Disorder During COVID-19

Ann Geddes - Thursday, May 14, 2020
Families that struggle with substance use disorder are experiencing unique and increased challenges caused by the COVID-19 public health crisis. An additional concern is that the resources usually available to support these families are not accessible in the same way now. There are, however, many highly effective online and remote alternatives to receive support. Maryla ..

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Protect Your Children from Online Dangers

Tara Wetherell - Thursday, May 14, 2020
With parents and kids working and learning remotely, screen time is on the rise and many parents have relaxed the usual limits on activities like online gaming and using communication apps. But during this time of parental multitasking, how can we protect our children from dangerous or inappropriate content, or even from developing an online gambling problem? For starte ..

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