Social Emotional Learning, Part 1: The Importance of Compassionate Schools

A Brief Overview: OSPI has introduced a five-segment training program for school staff focused on Social-Emotional Learning. This program is designed to help school staff understand their roles in promoting students’ self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationships, and responsible decision-making. This program encourages staff to use trouble moments as opportunities to understand unmet needs – meeting these moments Read More

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

A Brief Overview: Preparing for an emergency is crucial for all families, especially those that have loved ones with special needs. Here is the general overview of the essentials: Educate yourself on the potential situations that may impact your family and community resources available if an emergency occurs. Make a personalized plan for your family. Read More