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How to Make and Keep Friends: Helping Your Child Achieve Social Success is the how-to manual for parents of children with social challenges and is the 2nd in the series of books authored by social-emotional learning experts, Nadine Briggs and Donna Shea. The co-authors of the How to Make and Keep Friends book series have more than 30 years of combined experience in social coaching children. The easy-to-read format of their book outlines the common barriers that hinder friendships. It provides actionable tips for overcoming those obstacles and includes suggested language for parents to use to provide support to their kids during social interactions. We cover topics that include:Overly silly behavior;Difficulty with transitions;Shyness or anxiety;Bossy and demanding behaviors;Lack of empathy or respect;Poor self-modulation; and many others.Parents play a vital role in the formation of social skills and helping their child find and keep friends. How to Make and Keep Friends: Helping Your Child Achieve Social Success shows parents how to guide their children toward meaningful social connections. While any parent and child can benefit from these tips, they are particularly useful for children with special needs that impact their socialization skills. Donna and Nadine, and also both moms of children with social struggles and have used these coaching tips successfully over many years. In this companion to their best-selling friendship book for kids, How To Make and Keep Friends: Tips For Kids To Overcome 50 Common Social Challenges, they share their easy-to-implement techniques for coaching kids toward attaining, sustaining, and generalizing improved social skills.