Parents of Kids with Disabilities Worry Coronavirus Quarantine Will Mean Regression

The Hechinger Report | Caroline Preston

Iolani was never supposed to walk or talk and she does both,Van Brusselen said. How do I help her to not regress from all the skills she’s gotten from being in school for so long and getting help from so many professionals? In a way, it feels a little hopeless right now.”

Educators are doing everything they can to keep the school year alive, but social distancing means that millions of students with disabilities are still cut off from the resources they need. Some parents are worried that months away from school could result in a loss of progress for their children.

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