ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast

“Why Don’t I Have a Best Friend?” [podcast episode #121]

In ADDitude’s ADHD Experts Podcast episode 121, Fred Frankel Ph.D. shares strategies for helping your child foster true friendships.

Affectionate adhd friends walking at sunset in a park
Affectionate adhd friends walking at sunset in a park

Listen to “Why Don’t I Have a Best Friend?” with Fred Frankel, Ph.D.

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In this audio webinar and slide presentation of “Why Don’t I Have a Best Friend?,” Fred Frankel, Ph.D., discusses:

  • How good playdates are the building blocks of lasting friendships, which benefit our kids enormously
  • How to help your child follow the “5 Rules of a Good Host”
  • What activities should never be allowed during a playdate
  • How parents can help invite and monitor interactions without hovering

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on September 16, 2015.

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