Preparing to jump back into school mode can be tough for kids with learning and attention issues. That’s especially true of kids who have poor organization skills. But putting the right systems and strategies in place can help your child (and you) kick off the year with everything ready to go. “My middle-schooler is expected to be more and more organized as the years of school go by, but there's no class to teach kids organizational skills.” —A parent from the Understood community That’s why this week for Start School Strong, we’re focused on ways to get organized. You’ll find tips and resources on topics like setting up your child’s backpack and organizing school records. Check out the schedule of things to read and things to do this week. Monday What to Read: 8 Ways to Use Color-Coding to Help Kids With Executive Functioning Issues What to Do: Join our Facebook chat on ways to manage back-to-school for kids with executive functioning issues. Tuesday What to Read: Record Keeping 101 What to Do: Jump into a community conversation about getting back-to-school ready. Wednesday What to Read: At a Glance: 7 Ways to Teach Your Middle-Schooler Organization Skills What to Do: Download our 4-week planner, which has daily tips for getting your child ready to go back to school. Thursday What to Read: At a Glance: How to Build a Portable Homework Station What to Do: Join our video chat on organizing backpacks and more. Friday What to Read: 8 Back-to-School Tips From Our Founding Partners What to Do: Check out Parenting Coach for tips on getting organized. Saturday What to Read: At a Glance: 4 Smartphone Solutions to Keep Your Teen Organized What to Do: Watch our video on apps for teens with organization issues. Sunday What to Read: 6 Simple Tools to Help Your Grade-Schooler Get Organized What to Do: Download our backpack checklist. Next week, we’re focusing on an area that’s tricky for a lot of kids with learning and attention issues: feelings and social skills. We’ll share tips and resources for helping your child cope with emotions and social situations at school. Get a sneak peek at upcoming Start School Strong topics.