Living with a twice-exceptional child is challenging enough during “normal” times, but those of us who’ve been blessed with these kids already know there’s no such thing as normal — and who would want that, anyway? Recent school closures have presented yet another challenge to normalcy and, like many others, my family is navigating the ups and downs of attending school from home.
Some of the things our kids have in common are sensory issues such as sensitivity to sounds, lights, foods, and textures. Issues like anxiety, depression, and attentional issues are also common. Factors like these can be linked to an environment, and for most of their lives, when they aren’t at home, it’s difficult for them to control their environment.
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