Difficulty with social skills is one of the biggest issues faced by people with ADHD and those on the Autism Spectrum. Here’s a booklist to make it easier! (See below)

  1. Conversationally Speaking by Alan Garner
  2. Growing Friendships: A Kids Guide to Making and Keeping Friends by Eilleen Kennedy-Moore
  3. How to be a friend by Laurie Krasney Brown and Marc Brown
  4. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  5. I Can’t Believe You Said That! by Julia Cook
  6. Improve Your Social Skills by Daniel Wendler
  7. It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend… by Richard Levoie
  8. People Skills by Robert Bolton
  9. Should I or Shouldn’t I – Game
  10. Skills Training for Children with Behavior Disorders by Bloomquist
  11. Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child by Ellen McGinnis  
  12. Social Skill Training: For Children and Adolescent… by Jed Baker
  13. Socially Curious and Curiously Social…. by Michelle Garcia Winner & Pamela Crooke
  14. Teaching Social Skills to Youth  by Tom Dowd and Jeff Tierney
  15. The Science of Making Friends by Elizabeth Laugeson  
  16. The Social Skills Picture Book Teaching play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism by Jed Baker
  17. The Unwritten rules of Friendship  Natalie Madorsky-Elman and Eileen Kennedy-Moore

The above booklist was suggested by multiple professionals from the NEFESH organization of Orthodox Jewish Mental Health Professionals.