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Parents of Child with Special Needs Struggle Amid Coronavirus-Related School Closure

April 03, 2020

This week will be the second students are home from school amid the coronavirus outbreak, and parents of children with special needs say they are having a hard time keeping their children up to speed. Clara Washington's nine year old daughter, Jayla Morrison, attends the Rochester City School District. Morrison usually takes part in occupational, physical and music therapy during the school day. But at home, she's missing out on the one-on-one instruction. "I believe I can speak for all the parents that have children with special needs regarding regression. I don't want to say they're starting all over again, but they have to get her back on routine, and routine is huge. Now, she's completely off routine," said Washington. Read More