COVID-19 Resources

 

Hey Ivy Street students! We miss you and hope you are doing well and staying safe. Here are some helpful tools that you can use independently or with your family. We hope you will try a few!

If you’re feeling stressed… If you’re feeling bored… If you want to get moving… If you’re trying to build your new routine…
This page provides you with some resources and tools that may be helpful as you support your student through the many changes we have seen during this time. Please check back frequently for updated resources.

Learning from home:

Ivy Street teachers and staff will be using Microsoft Teams for most of our school's remote learning. Here's a guide for using the video calling feature on Teams.

Learning from home is new to all of us. Here's some advice on helping your student complete schoolwork at home.

If you are having trouble accessing the Internet from home, take a look at this information from the City of Boston.

Supporting your student at home:

Check out these tips from our Occupational Therapists on supporting your student in following a routine, maintaining their hygiene, finding leisure activities, and more.

This is the checklist that residential students at Ivy Street use to clean their rooms. It will be familiar to residential students and useful to day students as well.

This article provides information and tools for supporting individuals with autism during this time.

Tools for caregivers:

This Parent Support Program offers support groups and workshops for families who are caring for children with behavioral and mental health needs.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released an advisory for families experiencing stress during the COVID-19 crisis.