“Learn the lessons that are being shown from this virus.”

― Dr. Michael J. Ryan, WHO

Parents have prioritized the physical health and safety of students when they go back to school, but what about their mental health? Dr. Aline Yamashita was on K57’s Mornings with Patti discussing just that.

Yamashita, a former senator and an early childhood expert, is greatly concerned over how social distancing and home learning are having a negative effect on the students’ mental health as well as their educational and social development.

Also, one of her biggest concerns is that parents with special needs children and those with very limited resources may have a tougher time with the home-learning program as they need much support......