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How do you deal with 'friends' being little sh**s?

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lamandler Mon 20-Jun-16 17:51:00

Sorry about the swearing, another day after school trying to calm DS8 (ASD) after his three friends spent the day taking the piss.

I get so angry on his behalf that I want to screech through the playground, but of course need a better strategy.

How do you deal with it?

PolterGoose Mon 20-Jun-16 18:18:08

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PolaroidsFromTheBeyond Mon 20-Jun-16 18:21:29

How horrible for your DS. It's bullying and needs to be dealt with. Tell the school.

lamandler Mon 20-Jun-16 18:55:17

Thanks, it's his best friends as he calls them. I think we have been in a little bubble thinking he had good friendships when really it's all a little manipulative.

Have meeting at school on Thursday, will tell them then and follow up in writing.

It's infuriating...

NarkyKnockers Tue 21-Jun-16 14:43:17

I would definitely speak to the school. I would also, depending on how much your ds understands, have a chat about what a good friend is and the kinds of things they do and what kind of behaviour isn't friendly. And also strategies for if people are being mean - walking away/telling an adult etc. It's hard though especially if your child thinks someone is a friend because they say they are.

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