For parents raising kids with special needs, there’s no such thing as too much back to school encouragement. To make the encouragement parents need easy to find, the Different Dream gang compiled a list of 5 back to school posts. It’s our back to school gift to you, the caregiving parents we love and love to serve.
This post from August of 2017 ago brushed the dust off 11 older back to school posts and compiled them into one easy list to make them easier for Different Dream readers to find. You’ll find summaries of the 11 posts and links to take you right to each of them.
Child psychologist and mom Dr. Liz Mathies knows how hard it is to let go of summer and embrace a new school year. In 3 Ways to Take a Piece of Summer into the School Year she explains 3 ways to make the transition a little easier.
Transitions can be tough for kids with special needs and their parents, so in addition to Dr. Liz’s post on the subject, Different Dream served up advice from a teacher’s point of view also. Check it out at 3 Special Needs Transition Techniques for a New School Year.
Trish Shaeffer writes honestly about how she advocated for her son until the school recognized his special needs. Check out My Child Has ADHD and the School Can’t See It to discover how she did it.
Last September, Jolene visited the Amazing Shrine School for Children with Special Needs in Memphis, Tennessee. It is, as the title of the post suggests, an amazing place. Perhaps it will provide back to school encouragement for parents of kids with special needs to dream big and advocate for transformational change.
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