Over the years, many students have told me that making friends is so important to them, yet they feel overwhelmed at the thought of trying. That is why I wrote the article Tips to Help Kids Build Social Skills and Make Friends. This article has consistently out-performed all the other articles on the Learning Disability site! It seems that many of you are hearing the same concerns from your children. For even more ideas and practical strategies you can use to help your child make friends, try these new stepsMaking Friends - Teach Your Child to Make Friends with Small, Easy Steps.