1. Respect their need for privacy.
2. Never embarrass them in public.
3. Let them observe first in new situations.
4. Give them time to think. Don't demand instant answers.
5. Don't interrupt them.
6. Give them advanced notice of expected changes in their lives.
7. Give them 15 minute warnings to finish whatever they are doing before calling them to dinner or moving on to their next activity.
8. Reprimand them privately.
9. Teach them new skills privately rather than in public.
10. Enable them to find one best friend who has similar interests and abilities; encourage this relationship even if the friend moves.
11. Do not push them to make lots of friends.
12. Respect their introversion. Don't try to remake them into extraverts.
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