Category: Social Emotional

New OCALI Webinar Series: InspirEd

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions starting in September 2020 about topics like: setting up a learning environment at home, supporting positive behaviors at home and...

Videos and Resources: Tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) Together – Resources for Families (Available in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog)

Abriendo Puertas has put together a video series and information sheets for families in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog, along with a document full of resource links for undocumented families, expecting mothers, families of...

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FlipGrid: How does your school or district build trust with families?

We’re using Flipgrid to record short video examples of how Ohio schools are building (or rebuilding) trust with families this year. Do you have an example to share? Flipgrid is informal. Don’t worry about...

MedEd Resource Guide for Deaf/HH

Resource Guide for Families Supporting Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Ohio’s Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness increases access, communication, and equity for learners who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or visually impaired.  “This resource guide is designed to support families as they...

MedEd Resource Guide for Blind/VI Children

Resource Guide for Families Supporting Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Ohio’s Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness increases access, communication, and equity for learners who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or visually impaired.  “This resource guide is designed to support families as they...

Video: How Caring Adults Help Kids Process Violence, Trauma, and Race

Conversations with Common Sense brings together authors, experts, and thought leaders for meaningful and timely dialogue on what it means to raise healthy and happy kids in the digital age. With near-constant exposure to...

Family Engagement as a Critical Practice for Anti-bias Education: Training for Schools from Tolerance.org

This self-guided learning website for educators from tolerance.org includes 4 sections on family and community engagement. “Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high...

Age-Specific Supports for Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis At Home

For Young Children This Feelings Workbook from Scholastic, free to download and use, is targeted towards elementary aged children. It has writing and discussion prompts about feelings, ways to stay healthy, and space to...

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Building Emotionally Supportive Relationships with Students and Families: A Checklist of Ideas for Schools and Community Programs

This checklist from the Search Institute for school staff and community partners provides ideas for reaching out and building emotionally supportive relationships with students and families during the Coronavirus pandemic. We have already seen...

Supporting Learning, Routines, and Self-Care at Home: School & Family Resources from the Ohio Center for Autism and Low-Incidence (OCALI)

OCALI’s Stay Safe, Strong, and Supported: COVID-19 Resources Each of the buttons above link to OCALI’s new resources for remote learning during the pandemic: the blue button is for parents and caregivers, and the...

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to apply now or download and share the application with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.

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