There are many ways for kids and adults to practice and improve social skills. Kids might participate in a social skills group at school. Adults might join a club or a class with people who share similar interests.
Role-playing social situations can help kids and adults prepare for interactions. So can coming up with a list of appropriate topics to talk about.
Struggling socially can take a toll on self-esteem. It helps to know that everyone struggles with something, and that social skills can improve.
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