‘I want face-to-face learning with precautions’
After a week of instruction in the Detroit school district, just 78% of the students who signed up for online or face-to-face learning have shown up for class.
‘Not seeing my friends makes me feel sad and lonely.’
‘I was sad because my counselor at school passed away.’
At 17, I find this work daunting but essential.
This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During the coronavirus pandemic, families who have children with autism face the complexity of everything from mask-wearing, and virtual therapy, to getting the vital services they need and feeling overwhelmed.