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COVID-19 Resources

In Reach will be regularly updating this list of resources and sharing them on our social media sites @inreachinc. If you have a resource that should be added, please email collegeready@inreachinc.org.   


Resources for Parents, Families & Caregivers

A Parent's Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions to Improve Your Child's Experience with Online Learning

Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus Crisis

Children’s Institute: COVID-19 Resources for Families 

Common Sense Media: Free Online Events and Activities for Kids at Home

#COVIBOOKSupporting and reassuring children around the world 

Edutopia: Apps for Students with Special Needs

Generations UnitedCOVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families

Google: Teach Your Kids How to be Internet Awesome

Learning HeroesSupport Learning At Home Webinar

National Association of School PsychologistsTalking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Playworks#PlayAtHome Playbook and Recess Live on Facebook

Prince George's County Memorial Library System: COVID-19 Resources for Families 

Springboard Collaborative: At Home Coaching Plan

Weird Enough ProductionsComics Non-Profit Releases 400 Pages of Comics, Lesson Plans, Activities for Teachers & Caregivers


People with developmental/intellectual disabilities 

The Arc Prince George’s County is one of the most comprehensive support providers for people with developmental/intellectual disabilities and their families. They provide supports for people from birth to seniors including community inclusion, employment training, residential services and advocacy. 

The Arc's children’s programs are designed to support families of children with a disability diagnosis between birth and 21 years old. They connect families with services and DDA funding as well as child care, future planning, educational advocacy and respite care. Their Autism Waiver program is dedicated to providing information and support for children diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. 

The Arc hosts monthly meetings of The Prince George’s Special Education Coalition, whose mission is to advocate for appropriate and improved education and support services for students with disabilities in the Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Below are some additional resources that you may find helpful:


FOR FUTURE EDUCATORS

In honor of Teacher Appreciation, BestColleges.com recognizes future educators who will be at the forefront of helping students succeed in the classroom. Their team curated this Teacher Appreciation Series that deep dives into useful guides for educators to create an impact on future students. 


Domestic Violence Resources

The List of Domestic Violence Resources guide will help you find domestic violence resources. If you suspect that you or someone you know is experiencing a form of domestic violence, please use this guide to help. 

  • If you fear that your life is in danger, call 911
  • If you are in need of counseling, call 211 for more information
  • Get help as soon as possible

For information and resources for teens visit Love is Respect.


Workforce Readiness & Employment

Are you looking for a career change? Did you recently lose your job? Are you ready to enter the workforce but you don't have a resume?

  • Resource Guide for the Unemployed: Helpful Information for Unemployed Workers in Maryland


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