Autism also changes how we socialize.
How we get along with other people. means how we get along with other people.
Part of socializing is making friends.
A big part of socializing is how other people feel about us.
Some people say that autism makes you bad at socializing.
These people are wrong!
Autism means that we socialize differently.
Socializing differently is okay.
Some people say the biggest part of autism is that we are bad at socializing.
This is because socializing is very important to non-autistic people.
When someone socializes differently, they notice right away.
But socializing is just one part of autism.
Other things, like how we think, feel, and move, are also important.
Here are some ways socializing can be different for autistic people.