Did you know?
If kids fall apart when they get home from school, there’s a bright side. It can mean that they feel safe to express themselves at home and trust the people there to help them calm down — no matter what.
As many as 1 in 4 kids show signs of school refusal at some point. They won’t go to school or do schoolwork — they may even make themselves sick over it.
When people avoid reading or don’t follow directions, it might look like they’re just being “lazy” or “defiant.” But behaviors like these can actually be signs of learning and thinking differences.