In Remote Learning, Children With Disabilities Face Unique Challenges – The Wall Street Journal

BELLEVILLE, W.Va.—For Anna Smith, an 18-year-old with Down syndrome, losing out on in-person education this fall could mean losing access to the physical, occupational and speech therapies she receives through her public school.

With Parkersburg South High School, in a hilly corner of West Virginia near the Ohio River, set to begin on Sept. 8, Christina Smith says she isn’t sure how her daughter Anna will receive therapy this year. Anna hasn’t seen any therapists since March.

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