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 To-Do List: Middle School
WebMD offers a to-do list to help you send your child to middle school healthy, organized, and ready to learn.
Back to School To-Do List: High School
WebMD offers a to-do list for you and your teenager to make a healthy transition to high school.
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.
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.
School of Hard Knocks
An astounding 97% of students report hearing homophobic remarks at school, from peers and teachers alike. But words aren't the worst of it, according to a new report. Gay kids -- and those rumored to be -- suffer daily physical and emotional abuse at school. For some, suicide is the only way out.
Parents' Top 9 Questions About Back-to-School Health
A school nurse answers parents' top 9 health questions about back-to-school.
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 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.
Slideshows & Images
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: 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 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.