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Mike Keller, a 13-year old boy with autism, uses a keyboard and iPad to communicate with his mother, Lori Mitchell-Keller. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images

COVID-19 means a lot more work for families of children with disabilities, but schools can help

Some parents of kids with disabilities are doubling as specialized teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychologists during the pandemic.
Staff members stand at a window as they watch a parade of well-wishers driving by Orchard Villa Care home, in Pickering, Ont., on April 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Coronavirus crisis shows ableism shapes Canada’s long-term care for people with disabilities

As governments start to return to a new normal, people with disabilities in care facilities are still in serious danger of being left behind during the coronavirus pandemic.

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