When city schools closed during the coronavirus pandemic, children transitioned to remote learning. But a number of parents and advocates say students with special needs were left behind. That's why they filed a class action lawsuit to force schools to re-open and provide services to children with learning disabilities. At the helm of this suit is New York City lawyer Patrick Donohue who also founded the Brain Injury Rights Group. He spoke with Cheryl Wills about lessons learned from remote learning and how to better help special needs students going forward.
Lawsuit Alleges Schools Abandoned Special Needs Students
PUBLISHED 7:17 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2020