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I’ve seen this heartbreaking situation before. Next year you may want to talk to your child’s teacher about this in advance. She/ He may send an e-mail to parents explaining how important this is to your child. The e-mail may very gently and tactfully suggest that the parents and children show some empathy and tolerance for children with difficulties. This also serves as a good reminder for parents to RSVP. I did this for one of my students. It was very successful.

Another option is to keep the number of kids small (number of invitees to your child’s age) and only invite those kids that are sure to show up.

Summer and holiday weekend parties are more difficult to attend because so many families ARE out-of-town or have family events they are obligated to.

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