September 10, 2020

Back to School Webinar & Q&A

This back-to-school season is unlike any other as many families make decisions about sending their children back to school in person or trying to navigate how to support their child’s remote learning from home.

We know that many families have a lot of anxiety about starting the school year during a pandemic. Michigan Medicine hosted a live webinar on September 3 to answer some of your top questions.
Topics to included:
- socialization concerns
- supporting emotional and mental health during remote learning
- advice for families of children with special learning needs
- screen time
- safety surrounding learning "pods" with neighbors and classmates
- and more
The discussion was moderated by developmental behavioral pediatrician Jenny Radesky, M.D., and the panel consisted of:
- pediatric psychologist Melissa Cousino Hood, Ph.D.
- pediatric psychiatrist Sheila Marcus, M.D.
- pediatric infectious disease specialist Alison Tribble, M.D.
More information about this webinar can be found in this article: How to Support Children’s Emotional, Educational Needs while Remote Learning.