The beginning of a new school year can be threatening to a child during normal times, but the prospect of going into a situation where the coronavirus is likely to be present has raised anxiety levels in many families.
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We’ve passed the midpoint of the summer vacation break and parents and children are beginning to think about the upcoming school year. This is the time to start planning for new clothes and school supplies, including the dorm room items you’ll need if your child will be going off to college in the fall. Yet, […]
The beginning of a new school year can be a threat to some children, resulting in elevated anxiety levels and possible school-related disorders, such as separation anxiety disorder and school refusal.