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Special Ed Posed Unique Challenges In The Spring. Will It Get Easier In Fall?

[Source: Disability Scoop]

When COVID-19 closed schools in spring, instruction went online for 14-year-old Lyra Cherry, as it did for students across the country.

Unlike most students, though, Lyra — along with her twin sister Sophia — is on the autism spectrum. With classes online, one of her parents had to sit with her the entire lesson, to help her navigate the interface and so she wouldn’t simply get up and leave.

“Aides, teachers, behavioral therapists, occupational therapists — we were doing all of that,” said her mother, Shannon Cherry. “We had to make up for six or seven people each.”

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