By Christopher Trela | Newport Beach Independent | April 13, 2020
Blind Children’s Learning Center, a nonprofit organization that prepares children with visual impairments and other disabilities for a life of independence, had to do some learning of its own due to the Safer at Home order mandated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two weeks after the organization had to close its doors, 200 families served by the organization were set up for homeschooling with the appropriate tools, equipment, and resources.
One of those families is the Mainwaring family of Newport Beach.
Maxen Mainwaring, 7, is enrolled in BCLC’s Youth Outreach program, which provides specialized training to elementary and high school students who have mainstreamed into the public school system.
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