‘It’s Exhausting’: Illinois Special Needs Parents Struggle With Remote Learning Days

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Illinois Public Media

Apr 7, 12:00 AM

'It’s Exhausting’: Illinois Special Needs Parents Struggle With Remote Learning Days

On the last day of March, Illinois schools shifted all instruction to e-learning or remote learning days. A directive from the Illinois State Board of Education says the goal is to get educational opportunities to students by any means possible. The state recently published recommendations for best practices, including for students with disabilities. But for Crosswhite, that transition from parent to teacher isn’t an easy one. She says her son, Shane, relies on a schedule and he struggles when his routine is disrupted.

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