COVID-19 and Caregiving to the Children with Disabilities

Although social distancing is advocated as the best strategy to avoid transmission, it might not be ideal for children and youth requiring therapy or assistance in routine activities.  Due to closure of schools, therapy centres and other care-giving services, these children and young people may experience significant hurdles in the access to clinical services and therapies. Even minor changes in the routine create difficulty in many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Caregivers may not be able to ensure the routine and their preferred activities during the pandemic time. These experiences may also intensify the perception of stigma and discrimination with … Continue reading COVID-19 and Caregiving to the Children with Disabilities