Beacons, Inc. and MiraCosta's adults with disabilities program lead the way in virtual instruction.

As many families struggle to get daily instruction from school districts, local programs such as Beacons, Inc. and the adults with disabilities program of MiraCosta Community College launched virtual and daily instruction almost immediately to make sure students' instruction was not interrupted by COVID-19. Dedicated instructors teach their lessons using Zoom, Google Suite options, Padlet, SMore and other engaging programs to meet their students' needs, and in the case of MiraCosta even modified the class hours to better support their students' learning differences. Beacons, Inc., a Carlsbad nonprofit that provides postsecondary support and services to individuals with disabilities, launched

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