Owen has trouble keeping friends

Lierman, Jane; Awe, Jonathan; Thompson, Dawn Flowers; Brodkin, Adele
November 2004
Instructor;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p12
Presents tips for teachers on dealing with a student who has trouble making and keeping friends. Establishment social skills with students; Implementation of small social classes.


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