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Virtual Sessions Challenge, Inspire Therapists Working With Students With Disabilities

The sudden loss of routine and structure can be disorienting for kids. Teachers and therapists are having to get creative.

In this 2017 photo, Stacey English works on balance and core strength with her 7-year-old daughter, Addison, in Houston. Parents are stepping in even more during the pandemic since therapists can’t work with students with disabilities in person.

Across Texas, some school districts are now offering teletherapy services to students with disabilities. It’s the first large-scale launch of its kind, so teachers and therapists are having to get creative to meet the needs of these students.

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