SC parents of special ed students adjust to at-home school: ‘It’s like having a new job’

This article originally appeared in The Post & Courier.

For parents of South Carolina children with disabilities, the transition to at-home learning can be mentally, physically and emotionally taxing.

That’s because many of the responsibilities and special education services originally provided at the school-level now take place outside of the classroom.

But it can be incredibly diffcult, if not impossible, for some special education services to be conducted remotely, leaving some parents to step in as their child’s teacher, therapist, counselor and aide — all while juggling the demands of their own job and the added stressors of a global pandemic.

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