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Physicians: Share 3 keys for kids wrestling with remote learning

A recent JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint essay acknowledges that while teachers deserve high praise for their response to the pandemic and shifted to online learning, “the educational outcomes were unsatisfying, families were burdened, and most are hesitant to repeat the same format.”…

UF Health Pediatric Researchers weigh in on school options

UF Pediatric Researcher Dr Erik W. Black said it’s very reasonable for parents to be nervous, because there’s a lot of uncertainty right now. “Globally our biggest concern is making sure everyone can be as healthy as possible, he said. I think we’ve got the opportunity, if we are responsible,…

Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those whose kids have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs, as they do their best to keep their children physically and mentally…

Returning to learning during COVID-19

Whether physically returning to school or learning from home, children and their families are facing big changes this fall. In this video interview, Carla Schmidt, Ph.D., BCBA-D, a clinical assistant professor in the University of Florida College of Education, provides tips for parents during this transition, including those whose children…