I’ve previously written about how important and necessary I believe it is for educators to have, at the very least, a basic knowledge of brain disorders. I recently came across some articles at the Child Mind Institute site that I think are excellent resources about OCD for teachers (and parents as well). Now that most children have been back at school for a while, previously unanticipated issues or concerns might be arising. If this is the case in your family, I highly recommend checking out these links, and even sharing them with the appropriate school personnel:
It’s hard enough for children with OCD to have to deal with school and their disorder without being misunderstood by their teachers. I think the above articles are a good stepping stone toward getting young OCD sufferers the support and understanding they deserve.