Category: Transitions

Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There’s a term for that!

“The after-school restraint collapse meltdown is often about more than just fatigue, thanks to something psychologists call defensive detachment. “Your child really needed you, and you weren’t there,” explains Lapointe. “Now you’re there, but...

InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment at home, supporting positive behaviors at home and school, and co-planning to ensure that...

Parent and Child relaxing on sofa talking together

Talking Points for Conversations with Your Children about Returning to School

As students and their families face a back-to-school transition unlike any other year, families have a vital role in helping their children to prepare for the changes and process their feelings. We have put...