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 How to Use Visuals to Teach Children with Autism Up Next Article Should My Autistic Child Be Getting Social Skills Therapy? Up Next Video Can Autism Run in Families? Up Next Video What are Some Autism Therapies?