As the world closely monitors the spread of Coronavirus and makes decisions to protect the health and safety of its citizens, I can’t help but think about the domino effect. While many are scrambling to stock up on toilet paper, Lysol wipes and re-scheduling their spring break reservations, I can’t help but go deeper in the effect it has on those families raising a child with special needs. Not just because some may be more vulnerable to the virus due to a compromised immune system, but because the disruption in the school schedules and now everyday life events.
Here are some helpful tips to prepare for the school closings and the drastic changes in schedules:
I am here to say all those things! Don’t get hung up on how hard it will be. Flip the script before it starts. You will figure it out and tackle this just like you have always done. Praying for your patience and your health through this time! And don’t forget to wash your hands.