The fourth and final post in our 4-part series on communication in children with autism spectrum disorder focuses on children who possess high verbal abilities, but may struggle with conversations and reciprocal social interaction.
In many ways, the ability to carry on a conversation is the culmination of the foundation skills of language and social communication development that have been described in previous posts. We have conversations to tell our stories, enlighten or persuade others to our point of view, and to negotiate or resolve conflicts. The ability to carry on conversations is an integral skill to function in our social world. Read full post »