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Learning difficulties and social skills: What's the connection?

Learning disabilities affect more than academics. From reading to relationships, LD can create challenges.

My Child is Too Social

My fifth-grader is a natural social butterfly. This year, it has started to interfere with her work performance. At the beginning of the year, she was allowed to sit next to her friends. It wasn't long before the teacher had to move them. However, she...

Is My Child Too Social?

My daughter is a first-grader who is a very social child. Her teacher tells me that she is so worried or preoccupied with what everyone else is doing in class that she doesn't listen or pay attention to what she is supposed to be doing...

Summertime social for tykes

Top tips on helping little ones learn how to recognize and be a good friend.

Summertime social for kids

Top tips on teaching children how to recognize and be a good friend.

Summertime social for teens

Top tips on helping tweens and teens develop social skills.

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Social?

My 3.5-year-old daughter is talkative, energetic, imaginative and inquisitive at home. However, when she is at preschool, a neighbor's house, a dance class, etc., she is quiet and withdrawn. She prefers to sit and watch or withdraws completely from other people. What can I...

When to get your child a cell phone

Security and cost are two issues to consider when making the decision.

Jinx the kindergarten jitters

Prepare your kindergartner for the start of school with activities, stories, and just plain talk about the exciting journey ahead.

Developmental Milestones: Age 4

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for your 4-year-old.