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1healthyperson
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My daughter had similar trouble when she began junior high and into high school– mostly because her elementary friends peeled off for one reason or another. She was unhappy. Last year I started her in a private school (almost by accident), and I was completely surprised by her willingness to visit the school. I’m a big proponent of public education, but for her the tight-knit, welcoming community was an immense improvement. You might look around your area and see what’s available. Some of them are religious (not a bad thing sometimes :)), but not all are religious, and in our case there was a sliding scale based in income. Still is expensive, but I consider it the best money I’ve spent in the last decade.

Good Luck to you and your Son and keep the faith that things will become easier for him!
Best Wishes,
Barbara