COVID Related Supports & Activities
As a measure to continue to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) issued a Directive to regional centers on December 23, 2020 that authorizes regional centers to pay an increased rate of reimbursement for overtime hours for Participant-Directed Respite Service.
Links to distance learning and other resources.
My Plan for How I Want to Stay Healthy Form is a fillable form created by Claudia Bolton North Star Services and Bill Allen of Allen Shea & Associates. This was created to support individuals to make safe and good decisions in getting back to the community and...
Upcoming Presentation – How Social Security Benefits May be Affected by Stimulus Checks or Unemployment
Will your SSI benefits change?
Derek is a young man who has Autism. He talks about his experience during the stay-at-home order during COVID and its impact. Listen to his interview by Trauma Expert Dr Karyn Harvey, currently working with The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices. Derek...
Find resources, articles, and best practices, that are aligned with Person Centered Practices and support all people in this time of COVID-19.
With schools closed due to COVID, eligible students can get up to $365 in food benefits.
From online story-telling, to staying active and art, Parents Helping Parents share links…
Tips to help people with developmental disabilities stay healthy during COVID-19. Courtesy of a Wisconsin Board.
Sate Council on Developmental Disabilities Below are ideas that can be done remotely. For most, participants will need access to telephones with cameras. Some will require access to a computer and the internet. Activities can be modified depending on individuals’...
A mom created a Google doc listing virtual classes for young.
Great ideas for exploring online, including national parks, zoos, museums and wonders of the world.