Kids, Parenting

Preparing your child for the transition to High School

Written by Heidi Ho (Senior Speech Therapist), with insights from Rachel Paul (Senior Occupational Therapist) and Bridget Tegg (Senior Psychologist) at Early Start Australia’s Bondi Junction Clinic. Transitioning into secondary school is a significant milestone and can be an exciting period for young people and their families, but it may also come with challenges. Young people often need to learn how to manage new expectations and navigate emotional, social, and academic changes. Some common concerns that young people may face include time management skills, emotional regulation, peer pressure, increase in expectations, self-confidence, fear of being bullied, low motivation, and unhelpful…

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