How to Make & Keep Friends: Tips for Kids to Overcome 50 Common Social Challenges

The book contains sections and lists to quickly discover tips and strategies on a specific topic or social situation where help is needed. While all children will benefit from the tips in the book, it has been especially beneficial to children with special needs that impact their socialization abilities. Included are simple to implement and immediately actionable tips to navigate everyday social situations that can be challenging or awkward for kids, such as:
♦ Joining a group;
♦ Conversation skills;
♦ Handling strong emotions;
♦ Dealing with rejection and being excluded;
♦ Being a good playdate guest and host;
♦ Working things out & sharing;
♦ Maintaining personal space;
♦ Playground and recess success; and much more!

The book includes an explanation for kids of “why” of learning each of these skills is essential along with practice questions to inspire discussion and role-playing of different social situations. Ages 8-12 yrs.


© 2016 Nadine Briggs
Audience: Adolescents/Teens, Parent