Teachers and Staff

Collaborative Partners

California Parent and Youth Helpline

The California Department of Social Services is supporting Parents Anonymous in the launch of the new California Parent and Youth Helpline, which provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  We are requesting your assistance in promoting the helpline by sharing the below information with your contacts and placing the logo on relevant websites: 

The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.  For more information, please visit:

Speech and Language Resources

Resources for School Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, School Counselors and staff

  • Imperial County Behavioral Health Services (ICBHS) The Imperial County SELPA and its member School Districts maintain a strong partnership with ICBHS to ensure youth and young adults with disabilities who experience social-emotional and/or behavioral needs receive educationally related mental health services (ERMHS).  Based on the individual needs of students, IEP teams are able to determine if ICBHS services should be initiated. To accesses ICBHS ERMHS, please use the below referral forms.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Free Webinar & Resources

Online Modules and Resources for Remote Professional Learning

Online Modules and Resources for Remote Professional Learning Click here

Curriculum Resources

Wide Open School

Wide Open School features a free collection of the best learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade band and subject. You will also find daily schedules with creative breaks and recommendations to keep kids engaged and exploring, one day (or one hour) at a time.

Communication Platforms

Find resources for helping your team be successful with the following communication platforms.

Movement breaks for kids at home

Reading Story Books to Kids

Storyline Online
(Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books)

Attention and Focusing

Krazydad - Mazes
Mazes for all age Kids: (helps with attention and focusing)

Parent and Educator Resources

To help support distance learning, the Curriculum team has put together a collection of resources for parents and educators.
They have also created videos with mini-lessons that educators and parents can use.

OpenAccess-CA - Accessible Distance Learning

Click on the links below to see a list of resources for parents and educators:
Resources for Parents and Educators

- Math
- Science/STEM
- History/Social Studies

Videos and Webinars

Using EBP in the Home and Community: Video Modeling

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million! Participants learned about this highly effective Evidence Based Practice (EBP) that can assist individuals with developmental disabilities in learning a broad array of skills from academic to self-help to job skills. Examples of various types of video models were shared and participants got a chance to plan and write a script for their own video that can be developed and used once they left the workshop. Presented by Patty Schetter, MA, BCBA

Using EBP in the Home and Community: Visual Supports

Participants will learn how to use this versatile Evidence Based Practice (EBP) to support individuals in the home and in community settings. Various types of visual supports that address adaptive, vocational and behavior needs are shared.
Presented by Amber Fitzgerald, MA, BCBA

MIND Tip #1: Teaching Wait

CAA Core Content Connectors

Conscious Discipline

California Alternate Assessments for ELA and Math

CAA Content Connectors - ELA

SEIS - Special Education Information System

Special Education Information System (SEIS) log-in: Click Here

CALPADS Primary Disability Category Codes

California Department of Education CALPADS Primary Disability Category Codes