Struggling with learning differences takes a toll on your child’s self-esteem, which in turn impacts their ability to make and keep friends. To help your child become more socially competent, you must begin by building their self-esteem. These strategies from a noted expert will get you started.
Making friends is hugely important to all children — but can be extremely difficult for those with learning and attention challenges. This short article describes some of the skills that are needed to make and keep friends, and suggests strategies that parents can use to help develop and support these skills.