COVID-19 Resources We've Shared - Families as Allies

Over the past few months we've shared a number of COVID-19 resources via our website, newsletter and social media. Here they are in one place.

Families as Allies at NAMI Mississippi Minority Mental Health Conference
Families as Allies presents at the NAMI Mississippi Minority Mental Health conference this month on Race and Racism in a Family Run Organization.

Take Our Survey: School Re-opening During COVID
We're conducting a survey about school re-opening and COVID. If you're a family member with a school-aged child in Mississippi please respond.

Virtual Family Support Meeting - July 23

This virtual family support meeting is open any families who would like to share their thoughts and ideas with each other.

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NAMI Mississippi: 2020 Minority Mental Health Conference - July 28 & 29

NAMI Mississippi's first-ever annual conference recognizes of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.

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Facebook Live Discussion - Families as Allies - July 29

Facebook Live update. Please join us and share your things how we can all work together to make things better for our children.

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Webinar: School Re-opening and COVID - July 31

This webinar will support families in understanding their children's rights and options as schools re-open, especially if their children have IEPs or Section 504 plans.

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Webinar: 'What is Racial Trauma?' - Aug 11

Dr. Jamila Holcomb discusses how racial trauma affects the Black community and ways both clinicians and organizations can better connect with Black clients.

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Schools Want IDEA Liability Protections From Congress
Concerned that the pandemic will prompt an onslaught of special education litigation, school leaders want federal lawmakers to grant them liability protections related to IDEA.

MSDH Guidelines for K-12 Reopening During COVID-19

Byers, Paul

This PDF outlines the Mississippi State Department of Health's recommendations for reopening K-12 schools during COVID-19.

Safe Return to School Practices & Procedures with Dr. Thomas Dobbs

MSBA - Mississippi School Boards Association

This ZOOM interview with Dr. Dobbs and others covers the protocols and offers Q&A for discussing the re-opening of schools in the wake of COVID-19.

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