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Helping Children Make and Keep Good Friends

Ask the Expert: 5 Solutions to Common ADHD Social Struggles

Featuring Caroline Maguire, PCC, MEd
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3-4 p.m.

Does your child struggle to make and keep friends? Many children affected by ADHD have difficulties developing friendships. Caroline Maguire, PCC, MEd, will talk with parents and those raising children about how you can help your children to make friends, learn how to share in a conversation, and better recognize other people’s social cues. You’ll learn about the relationship between executive function weaknesses and common ADHD behaviors that lead to children’s social struggles, along with how to develop strategies to teach specific social skills.

Ms. Maguire is a personal coach who works with children with ADHD and the families who support them. As the founder of a new training curriculum designed for the ADD Coaching Academy, she teaches other coaches how to coach children with ADHD.

This article appeared in ADHD Weekly on September 21, 2017.

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