EP 59: Why Will No One Play with Me? With Caroline Maguire

social skills with Caroline Maguire

Another lovely conversation that was had before we experienced a global pandemic. The topic of social-emotional intelligence and social skills challenges is even more important today. Have a listen and let me know your thoughts or questions.

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What We Talked About

  • 3 red flags to watch for when wondering about your child’s social skills
  • How to help children develop positive social skills
  • ADHD and Level One Autism
  • Family dinners together are the foundation for social-emotional learning
  • Giving emotional language from the very beginning
  • I spy games with emotions
  • How gadgets and phones are the way we interact and what to do about it
  • The importance of modeling getting out of our comfort zone
  • When in doubt go with your gut

Things to Remember

“Our job is to get them ready for the world”

“We have to help them have positive relationships and choices in life.”

“If your gut tells you something is the matter. It is.”

– Caroline Maguire

Additional Resources

Caroline Maguire’s book Why Will No One Play with Me?: The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive.

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More About my Guest

Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., ACCG, PCC, is a top expert in the field of social skills development for children, teens, and young adults who struggle socially and the families who support them.

She is the founder of a new training curriculum, The Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families, at the ADD Coaching Academy; the only Coach Training program accredited by the International Coach Federation.

Ms. Maguire guides parents, clinicians, and academic professionals to recognize and address the challenges associated with executive function and social isolation challenges.

Ms. Maguire funnels her decades of expertise into Why Will No One Play With Me, her book, and her training methodology that has sparked a revolution in our understanding of the importance of social skills in all children.

She is a favored contributor to journalists for publications including U.S. News & World Report, Mind Body Green, Salon, Huffington Post, Today Parenting, ADDitude, Attention Magazine, and WebMD and is a sought-after lecturer and workshop facilitator.


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