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Dating family friends daughter

The disability Friends database at One Place for Special Needs helps you find other children (teens and adults too) with a similar diagnosis and/or similar interests.

If you can afford a birthday party and invite all the classmates, this is a great opportunity to see for yourself which children interact best with your child.

Don’t discount children who are a different gender from your child.

For instance, many girls can become nurturing and caring friends to boys with disabilities.

I’d love the chance for them to get together.” Depending on the disability, it is up to you if you wish to disclose the disability at this point, at the start of the play date or after the play date.

You can help spread disability awareness by creating a one-page info sheet on your son that explains the disability and how to interact in kid terms.

As a parent of two special needs kids, finding meaningful friendships is near and dear to my heart.

I have used all of these methods and it has helped me build a small group of close knit friends who are able to look past my children’s disabilities and form a genuine friendship.

An older teen or adult can be more patient with the child who wants to talk about special interests.