Poor academic performance, not wanting to go to school or participate in school or strained relationships with classmates and teachers are all problems children can face at school. Some problems may be short-lived and last a few days, while others can last longer. These problems can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, undiagnosed learning disorders, bullying and more, and impact their school experience.
Tips for Helping Your Child Stay Adjusted to the School Year
With the school year underway, it can be difficult to keep up the momentum to support your child’s adjustment year round. Here are some tips to help your child stay adjusted to school routines and expectations.
Summer has flown by and, seemingly out of nowhere, it’s time to prepare the kids to head back to school – a transition that can be tough on caregivers and kids, alike.
Epilepsy is not just about seizures. What many people don’t realize is that for some children with epilepsy, problems with learning and school performance can sometimes be harder to deal with than the seizures themselves.
Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior by a person or group that targets another person or group. It involves an imbalance of power and is usually repeated over time. Bullying is not teasing.
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