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Remote Learning Extra Challenging for Students with Learning Disabilities

May 08, 2020

Remote learning is a challenge for students who are out of school because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some students need that classroom time to succeed. Allen Sexton, the Director of Special Programs for Raleigh County Schools, said more than 2,000 students in the Raleigh County school system live with a learning disability. Those disabilities range in severity. "Attention deficit disorder, reading disorders, mathematics disorders, health impairments, intellectual disabilities, behavior disorders, autism," Sexton listed. Sexton said these students thrive better in a classroom with one-on-one time with their teachers.Because students are not returning to school, parents are taking on that role. Read More