Do you have autistic peers/friends and want to better understand how you can improve your relationship? It is important, first of all, to realize that all autistic people are different and that they can often have more or less difficulties to make and maintain friendships. Thus, some of this information may be valid for some autistic people, and not so much for others. It is important, before thinking of strategies to help, to know and respect the individual characteristics of each one.
Strategies that can be used to help our partners:
It is important:
We need to avoid: