(Written by Leslie Mason) Back-to-school season is stressful enough for any parent, especially if it’s a child’s first year at school. No parent feels this more than the parent of a child (or multiple children) with disabilities.
If you’re a parent with a disabled child and this is your first time sending a child to school, letting them out of your home where you can’t protect them is probably scaring you to bits. However, if you know what to do, you can give them a good school-time experience, even if you’re not there every minute. Here are 5 things you can do to make your child’s life easier for them, and for you. [Read more...]