Category Archives: Back to School Tips

Preparing Kids with Special Needs for Back-to-School Transitions

Some kids have a greater difficulty with “transitions” than others.  If your child is one who might have a stressful transition from Summer-to-School schedules, you might want to take a few tips offered by Karen Plumley: Jump the gun a … Continue reading

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Promoting Confidence–an important role for the Parents of Struggling Students

"No child I have ever met has gotten up in the morning and said to him or herself, 'I think I'll work hard at disappointing my parents, ignoring my teachers and just goof off today'," says Debi Nason, center director … Continue reading

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Storing “good stuff” to find later

…when you have time

As it gets closer to the beginning of school, many of us might be hanging on tight-fisted to the waning summer vacation.  The desire to keep stretch the summer might make it difficult to begin planning for the new school year … Continue reading

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Are you and your kids ready for School to start?

Here are some tips to help smooth the transition from summer to school.  All of them apply for all age groups, but you may want to modify the specifics for your child.  For a Good Morning start, get a good … Continue reading

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Are you and your kids ready for school to start?

Here are some tips to help smooth the transition from summer to school.  All of them apply for all age groups, but you may want to modify the specifics for your child. 1) For a Good Morning start, get a … Continue reading

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