Across the United States, about 7 million children, or 14 percent of all public school students, receive special education services because of their disabilities.
Closed schools mean children lose the aides and therapists who provide daily support, leaving parents and teachers to shoulder multiple challenges.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, how the special education system is changing to address children's special needs during the pandemic.
Jed Morison, Superintendent/CEO, Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Emilio Amigo, Psychologist, Amigo Family Consulting
Renee Stein, parent and board member, Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Christine Hunter, special needs preschool teacher