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5 Signs of Emotional Disturbance

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5. Social Skills

Some children with mild intellectual disabilities may have great social skills, and other kids may need social skills training. Students may have trouble understanding the content of interactions and expectations for friendships. Directly teaching social skills can give kids the tools to succeed. Placing students in the general classroom with age-appropriate peers as much as possible can give kids more opportunities to socialize.