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School for children with disabilities back open after remodeling

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A local school that works with students with developmental disabilities is now back open—after facing a multitude of challenges getting there.



a woman taking a selfie: Michelle Stroyne works at The Children's Center, a school for children with disabilities in Glendale.


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Michelle Stroyne works at The Children’s Center, a school for children with disabilities in Glendale.


Safety measures like wearing a mask or social distancing are tough but particularly difficult for someone with autism.

For people with autism, routines and schedules are relied upon to make their world comforting, But that isn’t always possible during a pandemic.

“For the last five months it’s possible their structure was kind of turned upside down,” says Michelle Stroyne, with The Children’s Center, located near 51st and Glendale avenues, in Glendale.

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School for children with disabilities back open after remodeling | Arizona News

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A local school that works with students with developmental disabilities is now back open—after facing a multitude of challenges getting there.

Safety measures like wearing a mask or social distancing are tough but particularly difficult for someone with autism.

For people with autism, routines and schedules are relied upon to make their world comforting, But that isn’t always possible during a pandemic.

“For the last five months it’s possible their structure was kind of turned upside down,” says Michelle Stroyne, with The Children’s Center, located near 51st and Glendale avenues, in Glendale.

They are at the forefront of helping children with disabilities navigate their new world. Starting with having to wear face masks.

“Any little sensory piece like having it tug on their ears for example, that could feel like one thousand pounds,” said Stroyne

Over the summer, the school prepared parents and students for

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Children carried COVID-19 home from Utah childcare centers, infecting family members -U.S. report

Sept 11 (Reuters) – Twelve children who likely contracted COVID-19 at three childcare operations in Utah infected some of their parents and siblings, according to a U.S. study, adding to evidence that very young kids can transmit the disease.

Previous studies had suggested children aged 10 years or older can efficiently transmit COVID-19 in school settings.

The new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published on Friday found that much younger children can also spread the virus, including a case of an 8-month-old who apparently infected both parents.

From the 12 documented cases acquired at the childcare facilities, virus transmission was found among at least 12 of 46 non-facility contacts, such as parents – one of whom required hospitalization – siblings and an aunt.

Transmission was observed from two of three children with confirmed, asymptomatic COVID-19, researchers found, further evidence that those without symptoms can spread

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Children carried COVID-19 home from Utah childcare centers, infecting family members: U.S. report

FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS./File Photo

(Reuters) – Twelve children who likely contracted COVID-19 at three childcare operations in Utah infected some of their parents and siblings, according to a U.S. study, adding to evidence that very young kids can transmit the disease.

Previous studies had suggested children aged 10 years or older can efficiently transmit COVID-19 in school settings.

The new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published on Friday found that much younger children can also spread the virus, including a case of an 8-month-old who apparently infected both parents.

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Continue Reading Children carried COVID-19 home from Utah childcare centers, infecting family members: U.S. report