Back to school, back to planning for kids with autism, ADHD

The start of a new school year isn't always easy, especially for kids with developmental and behavioral issues, such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Parents of these children may also have concerns about what lies ahead for their youngsters.

But keeping a positive outlook is important for a smooth transition, according to Dr. Anson Koshy.

"Starting a new school year is an exciting time, it can also be a source of anxiety to both parents and children, particularly for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder(ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)," Koshy said.

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4th September 2017
Medical Xpress