Help Your ADHD Child Make Friends

Children with ADHD sometimes struggle with social skills, and making friends can be tough. But parents can help – here are 17 ways!

Have the Right Attitude

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Know they’ll find their way. Most socially isolated children will eventually learn to get a better handle on their behaviors and understand how friendships work. Once kids hit adolescence, they tend to act on the powerful urge to 'fit in.'

There’s nothing wrong with having just a few friends. A child doesn't need to be in the 'in' group or get invited to lots of parties to be happy. In fact, studies show that having even one close friend is all it takes for a child to develop social self-confidence.

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