OAC Social Work/OCSN Parent Resources
This is your one stop location for parents/guardians to go for community supports and resources. Please check out this resource at Social Work/OCSN Resource Warehouse. Bookmark this resource on your computer and refer back often. It will be continually updated with fresh and new information.
Music Therapy Online:
OAC students and families, feel free to sing and play along with Music Therapy...Online with CC Zaya! This will be the start of a video series so you can stay connected at home with OAC Music Therapy and the OAC Student Playlist.
Physical Therapy Website:
Please take a look at the helpful pages included in the Physical Therapy website for information, resources, tips and tricks to help you and your child navigate this time at home.
Speech Department Website:
The Speech Department has created a website that all families can access if they are looking for some activities and resources to support communication skills. New information will be added weekly. We will continue to add to this page throughout this period of distance learning. Check back often for more great resources!
Alyssa Hollemans SXI Classroom:
Alyssa Hollemans classroom website is a place to share our activities and lessons with our students and families. As we navigate these unknown times, we want to support you in the best way possible. New videos, information, and activities will be added frequently.
Ashley Stedman's SXI Class:
Ashley Stedman's SXI classroom website will be filled with some activities, supports, and tips for integration that you are free to use at home with your students. The site will be updated as time goes on.
Food Resources - Ottawa County:
A number of food resource agencies have changed their schedules due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please refer to the Ottawa Food website for the most up-to-date information regarding food resources in Ottawa County.
Allegan County Food Pantry Collaborative:
The Allegan County Food Pantry Collaborative website lists food pantry resources for those living in Allegan County.
Spartan Caregiver Support:
The COVID-19 outbreak has left thousands of caregivers in the State of Michigan without behavioral and social support for people with autism. Spartan Caregiver Support aims to address this urgent need by providing caregivers with free informational support via phone, video chat, or other electronic media.
Storyline Online is an online collection of books that are read by celebrities. Includes books such as Peter Rabbit, Stella Luna and many more.
Free Access to Kids Workouts:
During this unprecedented time, we want to continue helping families stay healthy and sane by offering some fun ways to expend energy together. With schools out and no formal recess or P.E., we hope you’ll use these workouts to make family fitness fun and a part of your daily routine.
Cosmic Kids Yoga:
Healthy screen time for 21st Century kids! More than a million kids do yoga, mindfulness and relaxation with Cosmic Kids. Parents and teachers report significant improvements in self-regulation, focus and empathy. But the videos are brilliant fun so kids love doing them!
Educational Games is a website that includes games by grade level. These games work on counting, reading, letters, and numbers.
Champion Force Athletics Videos:
Free cheerleading, martial arts, and workout videos from Champion Force Athletics.
Social/Emotional Well-Being Resources
Social/Emotional Resources & Activities:
This social/emotional resources and activities website is a one-stop shop for some helpful resources and activities to navigate these uncertain times. Some of the resources and activities include coping skills, mindfulness, card deck prompts, and caring connections.
Mindfulness Class for Kids:
Mindful Schools has created ten free mindfulness classes for kids! Join us online – for mindful activities, mindful movement, read-alouds – and let’s have fun exploring mindfulness together.
Family Mindfulness Schedule:
The attached PDF includes mindfulness techniques that can be practiced with your student during a busy daily routine.
Second Step Providing Free Resources through June 30:
We know this is a stressful time for students, families, and educators. Concerns about the spread of COVID-19 are growing. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources you can use to help young people learn the social-emotional skills they need to get through these challenging events.
Free Mental Health Resources:
The free mental health resources compiled by the OAISD address many issues educators, parents, and children are experiencing right now. Please take a moment to care for yourself and share these resources with others.
The Parent Link newsletters will still be published and sent to families electronically through the COVID-19 closure. Both current and past Parent Links can be found in the "Newsletters" section of the OAC website for ease-of-access. These newsletters will also oftentimes include many helpful resources for families and students during the school closure.
Medicaid Billing Notification
Resources for Parents
Lakeshore Center for Indpendent Living
426 Century Ln.
Holland, MI 49423-3079
665 136th Avenue, Suite 90
Holland, MI 49424
1695 Service Drive
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
P.O Box 39
Spring Lake, MI 49456
RICC Regional Interagency Coordinating Committee
665 136th Avenue, Suite 90
Holland, MI 49424
Dial 2-1-1 for Health and Human Services
12265 James St.
Holland, MI 49464