What The Coronavirus Pandemic Means For A Mom And Her Autistic Son

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When the coronavirus forced schools to turn to online learning, most students grabbed their backpacks and headed home. But there are some students — who through no fault of their own — can't go home.

Alysia Abbott is from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her son, 12-year-old Finn, is one of them. He attends the New England Center for Children, a school that serves children with autism.

Abbott says the coronavirus pandemic has presented some challenges and disruptions to her and her husband's weekly visits with him.

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This segment aired on April 3, 2020.



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