How to Prepare Kids for Back-to-School

As you and your family prepare for a new school year, be aware that kids may be feeling many different emotions. Some are ready to get back to their routines, after-school activities and seeing their friends, while others might be more nervous about a new teacher or making friends. Having conversations with them and planning ahead as a family can make a big difference! Our resources help your child take on this school year with confidence.

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Back-to-School Conversation Starters

Use this list of back-to-school conversation starters so you and your child can reflect on the summer and get prepared for the upcoming school year.


Helping Children Minimize Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-school anxiety is often a part of the transition to a new school year for children. Since the start of the pandemic, it has affected some kids more intensely. Learn tips to help your children through their anxiety.


IEPs, 504 Plans and FBAs Explained

Students who have a hard time at school may benefit from programs designed to help meet their educational needs or learning styles. The most common offered are 504 plans, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs).


6 Tips for Students in the Age of Online Learning

If your family is trying homeschooling or online learning, we have ideas to help your children maintain focus and motivation, and ways to take care of their mental health.

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