Michelle Torres fought for her son to get two hours every day.
AUSTIN, Texas — An Austin mother wants to know why her son, who has special needs, is one of the few in the Austin Independent School District being offered in-classroom instruction.
Michelle Torres said it took her asking for the service instead of the district offering it.
She shared a video she took of her son inside Barton Hills Elementary School as eight-year-old Aaron concentrated on his jumping jacks during a one-on-one session with his life skills instructor last week.
Torres said her third-grader doesn’t have issues following school-related instructions on campus. That’s not so when it comes to online learning at home.
“So when he’s home, he wants to do his home things. And then when he’s at school, he does. He focuses at school. And that’s part of that autism and Down syndrome trait that they,