Early intervention therapy for children with developmental delays is a service that’s required by law. As WXXI’s Brett Dahlberg reports, that means therapists now have to come up with new ways to work with children as the COVID-19 pandemic forces their therapy sessions online.
India Hedman’s daughter, Kaia, is sleeping. It’s Wednesday afternoon, and the 14-month-old is down for a nap.
Hedman picks her up out of her crib. Kaia’s head lolls against her mom’s shoulder. Her eyes stay closed.