Common Challenges

Bullying Fact Sheet

Get the facts on bullying. This fact sheet includes bullying statistics about kids who learn and thi…

Video: Watching TV to Improve Social Skills

Can television help kids learn social skills? Watch this video to learn how to use TV to practice an…

10 Ways to Improve Your Grade-Schooler’s Communication Skills

Children in grade school who have language disorders or learning disabilities may need you to help t…

10 Ways to Improve Your High-Schooler’s Communication Skills

A teen who has speech and language issues may need your help in building communication skills. Here …

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read Facial Expressions

Facial expressions are one of the nonverbal social cues people use to communicate beyond words. Lear…

Why Some Kids Have Trouble Making Friends

Does your child not fit in socially or have trouble making friends? Find out why this happens, and h…

8 Steps to Take If Your Child Is Being Bullied at School

Find out what to do if your child is being bullied at school. Follow these steps to put a stop to th…

5 “Unwritten” Social Rules That Some Kids Miss

Read about five unwritten social rules and expectations for kids. See examples of social rules kids …

Self-Control: What It Means for Kids

What is self-control, and what does self-control look like in kids? Get the basics on self-control i…

What to Do When Your Child Is the Bully

Kids who bully often have difficulty managing their own emotions and getting along with others. Lear…

7 Social Situations to Role-Play With Your High-Schooler

Prepare your teen for social interactions by role-playing scenarios. Get tips on situations to role-…

8 Ways to Help Your Grade-Schooler Learn Social Cues

Following social cues is a key social skill for kids. Learn how to help your child notice and interp…

4 Social Situations to Role-Play With Your Grade-Schooler

Help kids who have trouble with social skills handle everyday situations more easily. Practice with …

The Bullying Problem: What You Need to Know

What does bullying mean? Why are kids who learn and think differently at risk for being bullied? Lea…

10 Ways to Improve Your Middle-Schooler’s Communication Skills

Your middle-schooler with language and learning difficulties may need your help to build communicati…

Developing Coping Skills: 5 Ways to Help Kids Who Struggle With Self-Control

How can you help kids who struggle with self-control develop coping skills? Here are five ways to he…

How to Help Your Child Understand Body Language

Understanding body language is an important social skill for kids. Here's how to help your child pic…

8 Social Situations to Role-Play With Your Middle-Schooler

Prepare your middle-schooler for social encounters and interactions by role-playing common scenarios…

How to Help Your Child Defend Against Bullies

What is bullying? Learn how to help your child defend against bullies. Role playing bullying scenari…

How to Help High-Schoolers Gain Self-Control

How do you teach self-control to high-schoolers? If your teen is having problems with self-control, …