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Start School Strong Week 2: Focus on Feelings

The Inside Track blog post by The Understood Team
Aug 08, 2016

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Navigating social and emotional challenges can be tricky for kids with learning and attention issues. They may need extra support as the start of school approaches. Focusing on your child’s strengths and giving him tools to handle these challenges can help him start the year feeling more confident.

“My son does not get along with other kids in school because they bully him. I want him to feel happy and safe when he goes to school.” —A parent from the Understood community

During week 2 of Start School Strong, we’re covering topics that deal with feelings. We have tips for helping your child identify strengths and handle problems like bullying and cliques. We also have strategies for managing emotions and building social skills.

Here’s what’s on tap for this week.








Next week, we’re focusing on another topic that’s key to a smooth transition back to school: routines. Our resources and events will cover topics like how to get your child back on a sleep schedule and how to get into the swing of extracurricular activities.

Learn more about what’s coming up in the next few weeks of Start School Strong.

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The Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.

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