Tips for Parents and Teachers to Support Autistic Children in Developing and Maintaining Friendships (Courtesy of autismspectrumnews.org)
Friendships play an important role in the lives of children and teenagers. These relationships help with childhood social and emotional development in many ways, including managing emotions, responding to the feelings of others, listening, problem-solving, navigating conflicts, sharing and turn-taking, and developing communication skills. The importance of friendship increases even more after the transition to adolescence, with adolescents beginning to spend more time with their peers and less time with their families.
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