The following tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Making the First Day Easier
Parents should remember that they need not wait until the first day of class to ask for help. Schools are open to address any concerns a parent or child might have, including the specific needs of a child, over the summer. The best time to get help might be one to two weeks before school opens.
Many children become nervous about new situations, including changing to a new school, classroom or teacher. This may occur at any…