Social-emotional learning is more than just engaging in play, and it’s more than just making chitchat. It is learning designed to build a wide range of foundational skills — including emotional regulation, decision-making, self-awareness, and problem-solving — that help children make friends and successfully navigate social settings.
While some kids develop these skills instinctively, many only master them with direct instruction — and, often, kids with ADHD fall into the latter category.Difficulty with social skills can take many different forms.
Maybe your child is exhibiting behavior that’s alienating peers, like interrupting or talking loudly. Maybe your child experiences social anxiety and has difficulty approaching new friends.Read more on additudemag.com