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Friendships and Our Children

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Friendships and Our Children

By: David and Faye Wetherow

We wish to thank Apraxia-Kids and Sharon Gretz, M.Ed. for making this article available.

NB: This article is written for the parents of children who have Childhood Disabilities and related problems. We publish it here because we know that therapists like to give their client's caregivers as much information as possible.

What steps can we take to invite and support real friendships for our sons and daughters who live with disabilities? We seem to see other children moving along in a sea of friendship, and we see our children struggling with isolation. The natural ebb and flow of play, enjoyment and affection seems out of reach, and we worry about the prospect of a life-long pattern of separateness. What can we do?

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