by Emma Vickers 2013

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Life After Sport" by Emma Vickers.

After retirement, high performance athletes are at risk for depression and loss of self-identity. This article explores what can be done to overcome this challenge.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Identity and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does a person overcome adversity?" and "Can you change your identity?"

Ways to support your child: