The summer season is ending and people are thinking about school re-openings, and planning for Fall. In this blog, we’d like to share a few things that people may find useful and interesting.
Shout Out to Randall Browne PC Services Engineer of UMass Medical School (UMMS) IT Department! INDEX would like to share our appreciation of Randall Browne’s outstanding work.Randall Browne, PC Services Engineer of UMMS IT Department provided lead technical support for UMass Medical School’s augmented printing of the Department of Transitional Assistance’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Cards. Several thousand EBT Cards quickly and efficiently printed every week. His efforts allowed thousands of People w/Disabilities to get EBT cards.
Check out our recently updated COVID-19 Information pages. We work to make sure information on these pages is up-to-date. INDEX has included general COVID-19 information and information for people living in Massachusetts. We also have plain language information and information for Self-advocates.
Massachusetts schools are preparing to re-open in in-person, hybrid and remote learning settings. Check with your town or city to find what your local schools are doing. Many school districts have shared their re-opening models (xls).
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has a page that provides updated COVID-19 Information and Resources. It includes information for schools about COVID-19 and will be updated as additional guidance is available. The page was updated most recently on 8/31.