Episode Summary

In this video, Dayna Lim talks about how parents with special children should be aware of how a social environment can affect their child’s development as they grow into their teenage years.

A Social Environment can be created with the effort from parents for their child on the spectrum, since it would be unlikely they would seek out and plan their own social life nearly as well as their mainstream peers.

Alternatively, joining social classes or activities that include their hobbies can be another source of having a more active social life, although following through would be a challenge.

Ultimately it’s about tuning the mindset on how much social life they can manage and eventually need.

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