Families Of Children With Special Needs Struggle To Adjust To Distance Learning, Lack Of Health Services

shared courtesy of CBS Los Angeles 

It’s a trying time for families with young children, but families of children with special needs feel especially hard hit with both remote learning and most health services online.

Remote learning for 5-year-old Holton can be hard for his dad, Eric Weingrad, to watch.

“The problem is, with my son and kids like Holton, is they are not aware of the world around them, so an iPad is just not sufficient,” Eric Weingrad said.

Holton, who is blind and cannot walk or talk, started his first year at a Los Angele Unified School District school just last year.

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