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Helping your child with special needs transition to a new school - Advocacy in Action
Updated Thursday, June 25, 2015 Credit: Lee Cannon on Flickr Children change schools several times throughout their lives. These changes can make kids nervous or anxious. For children with special needs, these changes are particularly stressful. Parents can take steps to reduce their children’s anxieties. Here are some tips to help make the transitions go smoothly and reduce your children’s anxieties. Make a transition plan The development of a transition plan should involve parents, staff from the children’s current schools and staff from the children’s new schools. Children should be included or at least consulted about the transition plan. The transition plan should include: Several visits to the new …