Posted by Sara Freedman, Director of JF&CS CHAI Services
While everyone in our community has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the situation has been especially hard for parents of children with disabilities. Some of the common concerns we have heard from parents include:
- My child is missing the structure of school and their normal routines.
- Virtual learning has been difficult for my child, and I’m not sure how to talk to the school about accommodating my child’s needs.
- My adult child usually goes to work or attends a day program, and now they are feeling bored and isolated.
- My child is acting out, and I’m having a hard time managing these behaviors.
JF&CS CHAI Services is Here to Help
If any of the concerns listed above resonate with you, please get in touch with Jewish Family & Children’s Service! Our CHAI Services division has been supporting individuals of all abilities for over thirty years. With expertise in clinical, educational, and behavioral management, our staff supports people with disabilities through all of life’s transitions.
Please contact us to set up a FREE phone call or video meeting so we can help you put together a schedule for your loved one and troubleshoot any challenging behaviors they are exhibiting.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-693-5640, and we will connect you with a staff member who can provide coaching and support during this crisis.