Volume 7 | March 2021
Send Us Your Stories!
Hopefully you've enjoyed hearing from the RRC each month, and now we'd like to hear from you! We are hoping to launch a new feature in which we highlight successes, achievements and good news from and about students with disabilities and the teachers and specialists who support them with such expertise, care and devotion. Similar the way our monthly "Service Spotlight" (below) promotes the great work of Rhode Island organizations in the field, we aim to roll out a new regular feature to shine a light on human interest stories. We know that you are doing amazing things out there -- we want to hear about it and spread the word!

To submit your story for inclusion in next month's newsletter, please email info@regionalresourcecenter.org. Ideally, submissions should be 200 - 500 words. We look forward to hearing from you!
Upcoming Events...
Join us on Tuesday, March 30 at 6pm ET for another free RRC webinar -- Click HERE to register


Since the onset of COVID-19 shuddered our schools and forced Rhode Island’s students, their families and their teachers to adapt to remote and hybrid learning, speculation has been rampant as to the inevitable litigation that would ensue. Now, a year into the pandemic, some early controversies have worked their way through the appropriate legal channels, and decisions are beginning to emerge to provide some early indications as to what we might expect from the wave of due process and SEA complaints brought on by COVID-19. Join us for an overview and analysis followed, as always, by a question and answer session!
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Service Spotlight:
The Bradley Learning Exchange, a department of Bradley Hospital, provides a variety of opportunities to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who work in the diverse fields of human services. 

The exchange is composed of five distinct but synergistic programs: Bradley Conference, Bradley Center for Evidenced-Based Practice, Bradley Department of Behavioral Education, Bradley Online Learning and Mental Health First Aid.
Combatting COVID-19 Learning Loss: Accelerate or Remediate?
A New Report from the National Center for Learning Disabilities Aims to Help Schools Accelerate Students’ Progress as We Return to In-Person Learning
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (“NCLD”) recently published a timely report entitled, “Promising Practices to Accelerate Learning for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19 and Beyond.” As described further below, the report examines a number of strategies that schools have employed to accelerate learning and the recovery of lost learning during and in the aftermath of hybrid and distance learning...