Delaware

Learn more about what Delaware is doing to increase opportunities for youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to employment or post-secondary education!

COVID-19 Response:

Delaware Department of Education, Exceptional Children’s Workgroup’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Summary: Delaware’s Deputy Attorney General shares the Delaware Department of Education, Exceptional Children’s Workgroup’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic. This includes collaboration with numerous state agencies and groups as well as providing resources for distance learning.

Operated by: Office of the Attorney General

Topic: Distance Learning

Further Guidance Related to COVID-19: IDEA, Part B Provision of FAPE

Summary: This document contains guidance on district and charter school responsibilities under Part B of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) relating to the provision of FAPE including distance learning, accessibility, eligibility determination and IEP provision.

Operated by: Delaware Department of Education

Topic: Distance Learning, IEP

Learning Activities: Special Education

Summary: The Delaware Department of Education’s COVID-19 homepage includes a list of learning activities for special education during distance learning. This list includes both learning resources for students with disabilities and state-level policies for schools and educators adjusting special education services to a distance learning environment.

Operated by: Delaware Department of Education

Topic: Assistive Technology, Distance Learning

Remote Learning Resources for Delaware Districts and Charter Schools

Summary: Delaware created a comprehensive list of resources for districts and schools to better provide equitable access to all students during distance learning. It covers topics such as accessibility, teletherapy and planning for educational adjustments related to distance learning. This document also includes guiding questions to assist families in creating the best possible distance learning atmosphere for students with disabilities.

Operated by: Delaware Department of Education

Topic: Distance Learning, Telehealth

School Closure FAQs

Summary: Delaware provides an FAQ document that includes information pertaining to IEPs and summer school sessions for special education. It includes links to virtual college and career preparation services during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as guidelines for which students with disabilities would most benefit from summer school additional education services.

Operated by: Delaware Department of Education

Topic: Distance Learning, IEP, Transition