There are kids in every class who struggle more than their peers to
behave appropriately. In preschool these are the kids that turn to
biting, pushing and hitting to communicate. By the time they are in
grade school, their inappropriate behavior often leaves them isolated by
There are many reasons kids may lag in developing interpersonal skills. It may be due to growing up in a traumatic environment, having sensory integration issues, being anxious or some other factors.