Professional Support Series for Districts

Guidance on Special Education

Supporting Parents-Caregivers of Students with High Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic


During this recorded session, we will provide families and educators with overview of the information and resources included in the Literacy section of the Supporting Parents/Caregivers of Students with High Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic resource guide. During this session, learn tips, strategies, and additional resources, as you support your child or young adult with literacy activities at home. The areas of literacy addressed in this session include: Shared Reading Supports, Access to Books, Word Identification and Decoding Supports, Alphabet Awareness Supports, Phonological Awareness Supports, Comprehension Supports, and Writing Supports.

Presenters: Alycia M. Trakas, Education Consultant, CSDE; Carolann Cormier, Education Specialist/Speech-Language Pathologist, CREC; Lisa Fiano, Education Specialist, CREC; Nicole Natale, Senior Education Specialist, CREC