At Risk (Shadow Children)

Challenges for At Risk Students

  • Lack of academic success

  • Lack of services available

  • Lack of parental and community support (at times)

  • Lack of empathy

  • Have social isolation

  • Have experienced trauma

  • Need access to the internet/technology

Strategies Used to Support At Risk Students

  • Empathy

  • Acknowledgement

  • Acceptance

  • Mentorship

Resources for At Risk Students

  • Access to basic needs

  • Have “bus” internet

  • Have teacher communication network

  • Provide tutoring program

  • Have social support groups