Safe Return to School For All summarizes current evidence and best practices to help administrators, educators, and families and students—including students with disabilities—return to school safely in the context of COVID-19. The information provided is based on collaborative research from the NICHD-funded Washington University Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute of Human Development, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute (Maryland), in collaboration with the Special School District of St. Louis County, Missouri.
HHS, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities strives to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally competent and needed community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination, independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion in all facets of community life.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD): This center was established in 2001 following the passage of The Children’s Health Act of 2000. It measures the incidence and prevalence of birth defects and developmental disabilities in the U.S. population and disseminates related health information.
The Arc is a reference website supporting families and their loved ones affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The March of Dimes is an informative resource on child health and welfare.