Connections With Autistic People

Connections With Autistic People

Supporting the individual’s employment potential is important for everybody in the family. Making accommodations at work or school, providing training and support, and getting people access to assistive technology are all things that will help them achieve their goals.

The strategies below will provide you with different ways to support the potential of your loved ones with autism.

The Importance of Social Skills

One of the most difficult tasks for adults and children with autism is learning to read social cues. Neurotypical people learn these skills naturally, but those with autism may need a little help.

It is important to teach autistic children appropriate behaviors through modeling and verbal instruction. It can also be helpful to provide them with pictures of what they are expected to do, or to use visual schedules.

Tips for Finding Employment 

One of the main goals for people with autism is to become independent and self-sufficient.

One way to help your loved one become more independent is by finding employment.

Unfortunately, people with disabilities often face barriers when pursuing employment.

That’s why it’s so important for parents and caregivers of autistic children or adults to try to pursue opportunities for their loved ones who want to work.