Autism Positive Living How to Develop Social Skills in Someone Who Has Autism Share Pin Email More in Autism Positive Living Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Causes Asperger's Syndrome Adult Autism Children and Autism Applied Behavioral Analysis School and Summer Options Hints and Tips Teens and Autism Support for Parents Autism and Family Life Glossary View All Updated April 20, 2016 Developing social skills is can be difficult for someone with autism, but it's very important. Here are some crucial concepts to understand. Up Next Up Next Video What is Social Development like in Autism? Up Next Video Understanding Autism Up Next Video What Happens When a Child With Autism Grows Up? Up Next Video What are the Symptoms of Autism?