Back to School Directory
If you're getting your kids ready to go back to school, this information can help. From special-needs kids to high school athletes, find information to help every child prepare. School lunches, backpacks, sports safety, dyslexia, stuttering -- any concern you have, look below to find help. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to prepare for back-to-school time, how to help kids adjust, and much more.
Back-to-School Vaccinations Made Simple
WebMD provides a guide that tells you which vaccines you and your child need -- and when -- to stay healthy.
Physical Exams and Teen Sports
WebMD explains sports physicals for teens - why, where and when to have them.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Elementary School
WebMD offers this to-do list to help you send your child to elementary school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Preschool and Kindergarten
WebMD offers a to-do list to help your preschooler or kindergartner get a head start on the new school year.
School Bugs and Germs
In winter, schools are transformed into hothouses for germs, exposing children to an onslaught of viruses. Here’s how to help your child cope with colds, flu, and stomach bugs during the school year.
How to Help Your Children With Homework
Experts talk about how to help your child with homework -- without doing the work yourself.
How to Handle Parents Who Brag About Their Kids
Her children are math geniuses, gymnastic stars -- and did you know they started reading at 3? How to respond to mothers who brag too much.
Parents' Top 9 Questions About Back-to-School Health
A school nurse answers parents' top 9 health questions about back-to-school.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Treating and Preventing a Head Lice Infestation
Learn how to treat a head lice infestation and how to protect your child from future lice outbreaks.
Slideshow: How to be Prepared for Severe Allergies at School
Find out how to go back to school with serious allergies. See how to minimize allergens, how to safely keep epinephrine at school, and more.
Slideshow: How to Make Your Kid’s School Lunch Great
You want your child’s school lunch to taste great and give them all the energy and nutrients they need for a super school day -- without a lot of effort. It can be simple! WebMD shows you how.