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Strategies to Support the Administration of Service Provision during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Children, youth, and families living in under-resourced communities nationwide are especially vulnerable to the immediate and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and may need different and/or more robust provision of services. At the same time, community-based direct service providers may struggle to know how best to support families while adhering to social distancing mandates.

This tip sheet from Child Trends offers strategies to help administrators and supervisors support front-line staff who work with clients remotely, specifically regarding three key areas where administrators are likely to experience the greatest challenges: logistics, policies and procedures, and communication. Read more about, and access, the tip sheet here.

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COVID-19 Advocacy & Resources

DREDF

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) is a Parent Training and Information Center in California. DREDF, founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. DREDF dedicated a page to COVID-19 materials and communications, opportunities for advocacy, government information, and helpful resources and will be updated as the situation changes. Find these resources here

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Webinar | Native American Resource Collection

The Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center (NAPTAC) produced a rich collection of materials for Parent Centers to use in planning and conducting outreach to the Native American families of children with disabilities in their service regions. CPIR has integrated half of this enormous collection into the Hub and held this webinar, where we took a tour of the resources within.

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