Now more than ever, parents are needing extra support. Synopsys understands this, and to help employees, we’re looking to provide resources and benefits that may relieve some of the stress.
Just because they’re outside the classroom doesn’t mean they can’t get a good education. Here are some great resources that can come in handy if your kids are learning from home.
Parenting can be full of challenges—and it can be even more so when you’re caring for a child who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Down syndrome or other learning and developmental disabilities.
Rethink is a first-of-its-kind program that supports parents and caregivers of children with developmental disabilities by helping them with skill building, positive reinforcement and care coordination.
With Rethink, you can:
- Collaborate with and connect all members of your child’s care team (teachers, therapists, medical professionals and family members) through one platform. Each person you “invite” will create his or her own account.
- Speak with board-certified behavioral therapists, even if your child hasn’t been given a formal diagnosis.
- Access a comprehensive online treatment courses and over 1,500 two- to six-minute skill-building videos based on proven Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies that aim to help you improve your child’s social skills, in-classroom behavior and more.
- Connect to peer support communities within Synopsys.
- Track your child’s progress using quantifiable metrics provided by Rethink’s automated platform—and then share the progress with your child’s care team.
Sign up today
This program is provided to Synopsys employees and their families at no cost. To sign up, visit the Synopsys Rethink website and use signup code “synopsys,” or call 1-877-988-8871.
To access Rethink wherever you are, download the Rethink mobile app.
- Synopsys Learning by Degreed offers resources to help parents navigate the virtual school environment (must be on the Synopsys network to access website).
- Edmodo provides tools to help parents and children implement distance learning.
- Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
- Bright Horizons World at Home offers guided learning opportunities that follow a typical classroom daily schedule. Explore enriching activities that can enhance your child's learning and engagement.
- Wide Open School provides parents, caregivers, and teachers with advice and support about distance and hybrid learning for pre-K–12 students.
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- Tips for Easing the Transition to Virtual Learning
All kids are going to head back to class eventually. Prepare them (and yourself) for the return to school.
This is a challenging time for everyone. Get some tips on how to keep supporting your kids, even while you’re experiencing some fear and uncertainty yourself.
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- 5 Positive Parenting Techniques You Can Use in 2020
- What Is Positive Parenting? Does It Work?
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- Supporting At-Home Children
- Parents’ Guide to Coping With the Pandemic
- Healthy Children: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Parenting Website