Students’ social-emotional needs were very high during the last school year. As students head back to school, many may need accommodations.
New Federal Resource on Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health during COVID-19
The US Department of Education released a resource for schools on supporting students’ social, emotional, behavioral and mental health needs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued joint guidance reminding schools of their obligation to address students’ mental health needs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Some children are experiencing heightened or new mental health challenges during the pandemic. Here are two excellent...