Students with Disabilities Home Learning Resources
Pocono Mountain School District understands the many challenges our families are facing due to the COVID-19 school closures. We are committed to supporting your efforts in creating a schedule, structure, and daily routine while children are at home. Our administrative team has carefully researched resources to assist your efforts and support the reinforcement and maintenance of previously learned skills to keep children engaged in the educational process while schools remain closed across Pennsylvania.
What are Accommodations: To learn more about educational accommodations for student with disabilities, click HERE.
What are Modifications: To learn more about educational modifications for students with disabilities, click HERE.
BrainSteps: For Online Learning for Students with Concussion - 2020, click HERE.
Promotes solutions, support and resources across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules
Support and resources to process the news and adapt to current life changes related to comprehension, communication, difficulty understanding abstract language, etc.
National Autism Association
Resources for families – social stories, tips and information regarding COVID-19.
Little Puddins The Autism Educator
Coronavirus Social Story
Verizon: Utilizing Mobile Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Guide on Assistive Technology for children with Autism Spectrun Disorder
General Supports for Students with Disabilities
Activities and resources for in home learning based on various disability categories complied in a binder on-line binder format.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Promotes creativity and advancing the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book.
General Supports for Parents
Educational Games for Kids
Resources to help support parent/students during school closures. Sign up for a free account to gain access.
Blog posts, webinars, and downloadable resources for parents for home learning
Angelfire: Provides online activities, tips, and resources to maintain and reinforce various speech and language skills.
QUIA: Provides online activities, tips, and resources to maintain and reinforce various speech and language skills.
Everyday sensory integration ideas
Eight Sensory-friendly games to help meet your child's sensory needs
"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success"
The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth With Disabilities
"Shelly Saves the Future: A Story of Career Development" Informational Comic
Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services: A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood
Entering the World of Work: What Youth with Mental Health Needs Should Know About Accommodations
O*NET OnLine is a tool for career exploration and job analysis!
Career One Stop: Research career information, training, or jobs.
K-12 Career exploration and activities.