Thriving in the New Normal: How COVID-19 has Affected Alternative Learners and Their Families and Implementing Effective, Creative Therapeutic Interventions

  title={Thriving in the New Normal: How COVID-19 has Affected Alternative Learners and Their Families and Implementing Effective, Creative Therapeutic Interventions},
  author={Sharon Saline},
  journal={Smith College Studies in Social Work},
  pages={1 - 28}
  • Sharon Saline
  • Published 2 January 2021
  • Psychology
  • Smith College Studies in Social Work
ABSTRACT COVID shelter-in-place directives have increased stress families of kids who are alternative learners–those with ADHD, ASD and LD. Already struggling to manage emotions, to begin and finish home and school tasks and maintain social connections, these kids have lost critical in-person academic, therapeutic and peer support systems. Meanwhile, tension at home has increased as parents, untrained in special education and often dealing with their own attention and learning challenges, have… 

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