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Should I tell my child's school about panic disorder?

It is important to tell your child's school about panic disorder. The school will be prepared if your child has a panic attack. Children with this disorder may not be able to participate in school activities and will need support and encouragement. By keeping your child's school informed and working with the school, you both will help to provide the best educational and psychotherapy plan that your child needs.

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