Social Challenges of Kids With Learning Problems

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Learning problems can affect not just school but communicating and connecting with other kids.


What You’ll Learn

  • How are learning problems linked to social problems?
  • What kinds of social challenges might kids with learning problems have?
  • How can parents help kids with learning problems build social skills?

Learning challenges are identified in kids who struggle with skills like reading, math, staying organized or paying attention. But many students with learning and attention disorders also have social and communication problems.

When you’re socializing, you have to understand what’s been said, organize your thoughts, decide on a response, and find the right words to use. These steps can be difficult for children with learning problems.

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