By Sierra Lahera, UUSD Director of Special Education
Parents and teachers are feeling the burden of remote learning, but especially parents and teachers of students with disabilities. Special Education students require special services to support their needs in the educational setting; some of these services are quite challenging to provide remotely. While special education teachers are eager for their students to return to their classrooms, we are doing everything we can to meet our students’ needs in the best way we can under these circumstances.
Students in special education have a team that meets together, not less than yearly, to review student progress and write a new individualized education plan. Parents and Special Education teachers are an integral part of this team, as well as