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FAQ: Support for Children with Special Educational Needs Amid COVID-19

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Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, close collaboration between educators, medical professionals and families is needed. Each has an equal commitment and dedication to children with disabilities, and ongoing communication and connection between the members of a child’s team will support a strong and safe educational experience for all children.

In July 2020, PolicyLab hosted a virtual conversation among experts on “Ensuring Support Services for Youth With Disabilities & Special Health Care Needs.” This document was created to respond to the many important health and safety-related questions that were raised by attendees. 


Coffin S, Gerdes M, Matone M, Wallis K