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Last updated: 7th August 2015
Most people with autism or Asperger syndrome have some difficulties with social communication and interaction.
This section offers information about ways in which communication and social skills can be developed.
Read guidance on communicating and interacting with your autistic child or family member, including a breakdown of the stages of communication, advice and strategies for how you can support and help them to develop their communication skills, and what sort of supports are available to help.
Communication tips for parents and carers of children with autism - a quick reference guide.
How to talk about puberty, sex, sexuality and relationships, with links to useful resources.
People on the autism spectrum can experience social isolation. We'll look at the possible reasons for this, and ways in which people, their family, friends and carers can improve matters.
This area provides practical ideas to develop social skills. It holds one area of information written for parents and one written for adults with ASDs.
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