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School Anxiety + Children: Post-Shutdown Tips for Parents

If your child suffered from school anxiety prior to the pandemic shutdown, chances are high that this extended school break exacerbated the issue. Yet even if your child never experienced school avoidance before, the uncertainty of the past few months and the dire news cycle to which they’ve been exposed may have created new anxious feelings. 

While school anxiety and avoidance are very common, especially in children with complex challenges and learning differences, it can be both frustrating and emotional to help a child overcome these fears. 

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What is School Avoidance?

Learn about school avoidance, the physical manifestations and ways parents can help their child to enjoy attending school in this installment of the Shine On podcast.