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03.26.2020 | NY1 | "It's a tough place to be if you have a child with a disability, and if you feel like they're not getting the supports and services in the best of times, in some of the harder times, like we are in right now, it must be terrifying," said Maggie Moroff, Special Education Policy Coordinator, Advocates for Children.

For children with disabilities, it's not just learning that now must happen remotely because of the pandemic. The students also need supports like counseling or speech, occupational or physical therapy. For some parents, that made the school closures especially upsetting. Read article