By Lexi Walters Wright
Some students form lifetime friendships in high school. But if your teen lacks certain social skills, he may have problems making friends. Learn how social challenges can affect your high-schooler’s feelings.
A veteran writer and editor for parenting magazines and websites, Lexi Walters Wright has a master’s degree in library and information science and is proud to serve families at Understood.org.
Bob Cunningham, M.A., Ed.M.
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
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Video: Kids With Learning and Attention Issues Talk About Making Friends
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