While most school districts have not announced specific details yet for the upcoming school year, some important guidelines are emerging and we are starting to get a sense of what school might be like in September. Students will likely be required to wear masks and maintain social distance as much as possible during the school day. Amy Forrer, MD, a board-certified pediatrician and internal medicine physician with Emerson Family Medicine of Maynard, and a mother of three school-age children, shares these tips to help children have a successful back-to-school season:
We hope these tips are helpful. Preparing children for back-to-school this year will be different, yet some things, such as flexibility, sleep and support, remain the same. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's mental or physical health, contact your pediatrician. Stay tuned to your local school district for the latest details and plans for the upcoming school year.
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