Submitted by Rebecca Lazo on Tue, 2021-10-05 20:56
This is our first guest blog post. What started out as an inquiry to our Help Desk resulted in this heartfelt article which is really a call to action.
In March 2020, COVID-19 quickly shut down much of the United States, forcing schools to send staff and students home and begin a new task for most: distance learning. For college students with intellectual disability, this sudden shift posed unique challenges—and for the staff who support them, as well. Staff at Think College quickly realized it could be helpful to give the college program staff a forum to share information, discuss critical topics, and just support one another, so we started hosting weekly meetings.