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Autism Social Skills Training: Strategies for Developing Empathy

This interview with Sharon Koczaja, L.C.S.W.-R, Q.C.S.W., B.C.D., discusses why autism social skills training is so important for individuals on the Autism Spectrum developing empathy.

 

Q: Why do high functioning individuals on the Autism Spectrum have difficulty with empathy?

A: Autism is often characterized by a deficit in empathetic functioning. (S. Baron-Cohen, 2002) Abnormal neural...

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