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What Families of Students with Disabilities Need to Know During COVID-19 School Closure: Tips and Resources for Consideration (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)


The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) cares about the well-being of both you and your child, especially as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. We are all in this together and our first priority is to keep our families and ourselves safe by seeking out meaningful supports. We should make every effort to stay positive and patient with one another and be compassionate in the understanding that everyone--administrators, teachers, students, and families--are going through this together. Please consider the following tips and resources when working with your child’s school team.


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