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5 Ways to Adjust to a New School

Adjusting to a new school can be scary for children. Kids can feel uncomfortable in an unfamiliar environment and may need help to prepare for a big adjustment. Here are some tips to help make for an easier transition. Tackle Anxieties early on Sometimes there’s one aspect of the new school that makes your child […]

Blog, school avoidance, School Refusal, teen anxiety, therapeutic education

Taking On A New School Year

The beginning of the school year can make children and teens anxious, whether they are transitioning into a new school or returning to one they are familiar with. For students who already cope with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, these fears can be exacerbated. The unknown factors of a new grade with higher-level […]

Blog, coping, Resource Center

Discussing Body Image with Your Child

Being bombarded with images of beauty standards is an unhealthy aspect of modern society. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, 40-60 percent of girls ages 6-12 are concerned about becoming “too fat” or gaining weight. This issue is not gender specific however, 25 percent of individuals who suffer from anorexia nervosa are male. Discussing […]

Child Study Teams

Child Study Teams

While some students are successful to varying degrees in assimilating and learning key concepts of any subject area, those with disabilities can find it at times next to impossible. It’s incumbent upon any school district (as well as federally mandated) to provide services in order for every student to be successful to the best of […]