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Covid-19 and College Students with Special Needs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on U.S. higher education. College students are still reeling from the sudden move from in-person classes to remote teaching and learning.

BY Kara Jolliff Gould, Ph.D. | May 2020 | Category: Covid-19 Special Coverage

Covid-19 and College Students with Special Needs

Many colleges and universities have already committed to remote learning for summer classes, and discussions continue as to the viability of resuming in-person classes in the fall.

“It’s like a move into a new house. `Where’s my stuff? I don’t know what I’m doing!’ There’s just an overall adjustment for everyone involved, but for students with disabilities, it’s even more difficult. It’s a longer adjustment period for figuring out what they need to do.”

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