Remote teaching has thrust additional responsibility upon them as they facilitate lessons and therapies with their children at home.
These parents and children face the challenges all families are encountering with schools closed and video connections to teachers the new norm.
Students with special needs also have other obstacles to overcome. Regularity built up throughout the school year has been thrown off.
“There are some students who are trying to put on their backpack every day and they don’t understand their routines have been disrupted,” said speech pathologist Rebecca Rodricks, who serves as clinical supervisor at These Our Treasures, a Bronx-based educational nonprofit agency.
Here’s how families and educators are learning to make it work.
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