Therapy Thursdays: Advice for Homeschooling & Maintaining Mental Health


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In the last month, parents across the state have unexpectedly become teachers to their children because of school closures due to COVID-19. 

While this transition can be stressful for parents already worried about the pandemic and trying to figure out how to do their own work remotely, experts remind parents to be patient with their students and with themselves. 

Speaking to The 21st Show, Amy Slutzky, licensed professional counselor, suggests parents tackle one task at a time.

Schools will continue to conduct e-learning through the end of the month in light of Gov. J.B. Pritzker extending the stay-at-home order until April 30


Ashley Price, mother of two chldren in Urbana

Amy Slutzky, a licensed professional counselor

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