Understanding the Changes
How can you prepare your child with LD for the transition to middle school? The first step is to understand the changes he will be going through, and how his LD may affect his adjustment.
The Differences Are...
In middle school, your child will have to get used to:
She also may be entering early adolescence, a time when the following occurs:
Students with LD often enter middle school with difficulties in the following areas:
The combination of these factors may make the transition to middle school stressful.
What You Can Do
Here's how to minimize your child's anxiety this spring:
At the start of middle school:
During the year: