Parent and Family Remote Learning Resources

Included on this page are a list of different resources that parents and families of children with autism can access to assist with coping with Coronavirus and remote learning. Asterisks after a link indicate the resource originates from outside The New England Center for Children.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Resources
Attached here is a comprehensive Excel document containing links to resources that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) offers to help general and special educators, administrators, related service providers, and parents address the needs of students with disabilities who are learning remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to access the document and then click on the links throughout it to access a specific resource.** 

Talking about Coronavirus
The Education Services Department has shared a number of resources to help communicate with children about the Coronavirus and its implications on our world.

Language Arts, Math, and Science
The Education Services Department has compiled a document with numerous resources for parents and families to aid in remote learning.

Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Applied Physical Education, and Fitness
The OT, PT, and APE Department has created a Youtube channel where teachers share videos intended for students. Included on this channel are short workouts, music lessons, and OT objectives.

Art and Leisure
Here are a number of worksheets and activities that your child can do at home.

Life Skills
Our Vocational Services Department has compiled a document with videos modeling different household chores.

Health, Safety, Wellness 
Keeping your family healthy and safe is at the top of everyone’s mind. Below are numerous resources that discuss how you can keep your family physically and mentally well throughout this uncertain time.