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Special Needs Son Too Shy to Make Friends at School

My son is a special needs first grader. He was born with five birth defects all affecting his major organs, and requires a lot of medical attention. He is pulled out of class for several therapies, and misses a lot of school for illness. He is neurologically fine, just delayed a little still. At recess he just sits by the classroom door all by himself. It breaks my heart that he doesn't have friends. I've tried telling him to just go up to kids and ask to play, but he says they do stuff that he can't. He has limited lung capacity, so...


Having Friends Over?

So basically my question is this: Will we ever get to a point where I feel...