Often some sensible and no-cost accommodations in the classroom are enough to keep an anxious child in the game at school. When a child's anxiety is interfering with any aspect of their educational experience or learning they are entitled to help. The following are general recommendations for children who are having school-related difficulties. These ideas can be shared with your child's teacher or guidance counselor, these may need to be formally documented with an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), or a 504 plan. (See Sample Accommodations for Anxious Kids). These recommendations can be printed and shared with school personnel.
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