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How to Help Your Socially Awkward Pre-Teen Make Friends

With Jamie Hughes, MA, SLP of The KIDnections Group

Podcasts supported by  Ernst and Young

Presented: 2014

How to Help Your Socially Awkward Pre-Teen Make Friends Free Podcast from Connecting for Kids

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Description of Presentation

Jamie Hughes reviews tips and strategies to help socially awkward pre-teens to make friends, including specific activities for helping with:

  • Eye Contact
  • Idioms
  • Reading/Interpreting Emotions
  • Staying on Topic

Hughes also discusses why a social skills coach and social skills groups can help struggling pre-teens.

CFK Resources

Books

  • The Science of Making Friends, (w/DVD): Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults by Elizabeth Laugeson

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