Most likely your child will come into contact with a peer who has a disability of some kind. Each student learns differently and those with special needs may require extra support and resources at school. Every child wants to be accepted by their classmates, and make new friends.

In preparation for the new school year, you can encourage your child to learn more about disabilities and how to befriend a child who has a disability. The following article discusses the importance of having conversations with your child about accepting differences.