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How can I help my child return to school after home-based education?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Work with your child's teachers and guidance counselor to get her back into the classroom as soon as possible. If your youngster has been receiving homebound education long-term, the initial focus needs to be on resuming a normal home routine before returning to the classroom. Within a few weeks, return to school must follow, beginning with a gradual reentry if possible. Initially, your child should return to school to attend courses in which she has the most confidence, as well as lunch. If it is not possible to return to school part-time, then she will need to return fulltime. Stick with your plan for returning to school, even if your child insists on coming home during the day the first few days after returning. If the attempt to return is not successful, talk to the school counselor about additional issues that may be causing your child's inability to reenter school.
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