By The Understood Team
Middle-schoolers who have trouble picking up on social cues like facial expressions and body language can find it harder to fit in. Here’s what trouble with social cues can look like in middle school.
The Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.
Jenn Osen-Foss, M.A.T., is an instructional coach, supporting teachers in using differentiated instruction, interventions and co-planning.
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