Children with these types of challenges can feel especially stressed during the back-to-school season as they face new subjects, teachers, friends and schools.
The Ad Council and Understood.org have joined together to promote ways children and their families can be “First-Day Ready” for the new school year. Understood.org is offering a free First-Day Ready Guide to help parents—with students of every age—successfully manage back-to-school transitions.
Without proper awareness and support, students with learning and attention issues struggle. According to a recent report by the National Center for Learning Disabilities, students with specific learning disabilities are 31 percent more likely to experience high levels of bullying, more than twice as likely to be suspended, and drop out of school at three times the rate of children without these challenges.*
For more information on learning and attention issues, visit Understood.org. The First-Day Ready Guide is available in both English and Spanish.
Watch “Back to School” Tips for Parents from Kids in this video by Understood.org:
Anllelic Lozada “Angie” is a proud P.A.N.K (professional aunt with no kids), a Personal Marketing Strategist in NYC and Los Tweens & Teens “Tia-in-Charge,” based in New York City. Anllelic wants you to best your best life so you can positively influence your tween and teen. Subscribe to her weekly e-newsletter in Spanish in marketingparatucarrera.com/Vendete, where she shares personal marketing strategies to help you “Comunicar lo genial que eres.”