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5 Tips to Prepare Your Child Amputee for the First Day of School

5 Tips to Prepare Your Child Amputee for the First Day of School

Posted On: August 15, 2019 by BioAdvance Prosthetic Solutions in: Children, Prosthetic

Across the United States, families are gearing up for a new school year. Kids are excited to enter a new grade, see old friends and help mom and dad pick out school supplies. But amid all this hustle and bustle, child amputees find themselves with a unique set of preparations. In order to make your child’s transition back to school as smooth as possible, BioAdvance Prosthetic Solutions would like to offer you these 5 tips for child amputees: Each school year means a new teacher for your little one—and they may not know what to expect. Educate the teacher and staff on your child’s prosthesis, and make sure they’re comfortable enough to answer questions other children may have. Introduce your child to the teacher before school starts, if possible. This will make them feel comfortable with the new adult in his or her life, so they can go to that teacher with an issue if needed. Your child should be safe when using the playground, bathroom and classroom. Talk

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