Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Learning Disabilities Association in cooperation with Lake Bluff School District 65 sponsored this event to provide parents and families with information and tools to help facilitate the transition from elementary to middle school.  Thank you Jen Perlis-Glassman and Carly Quick for their wonderful presentation on The Middle School Transition: Top Ten Helpful Hints!

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Jen Perlis-Glassman is a social worker at Lake Bluff Elementary School with 17 years of experience.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work. 
 
Carly Quick is a social worker at Lake Bluff Middle School with 12 years of experience.  She holds Master’s Degrees in Social Work and School Leadership.
Sponsored by LF-LB LDA and District 65

Presented on:  Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Dr. Anne Dunn and District 67 provided a handout with some great ideas to help your child prepare for middle school starting over the summer!

The Middle School Transition: Top Ten Helpful Hints(pdf)

 

More online resources:

ADHD School Organization: A Clean Locker from additudemag.com

Keep It Together in Middle School: Your Organized ADHD Teen from additudemag.com

Strategies for Surviving Middle School with an Included Child with Autism from teacch.com

10 Steps for Creating a Smooth Transition to Middle School from understood.org

The Learning Challenges of Middle School from understood.org

5 Tips for Calming First-Day Jitters in Middle School from understood.org

Helping Your Child Transition from Elementary to Middle School from psychcentral.com

Strategies for Surviving Middle School with an Included Child with Autism from pathfindersforautism.org