Mom's Concerns in the Future for Her Sons

Video Summary

A mother describes the difficulty her sons on the autism spectrum have socializing with other children their age and their preference for conversing with adults. She worries about how these social difficulties will affect her sons as they get older and social expectations grow. Such challenges are frequently encountered by children with ASD.

" My fear is...when they are teenagers. And even more so because the problem is socialization... "
— Mom of Lucas and Seamus


    • Family Life
    • stores / super markets
    • Restricted
    • stereotyped/ circumscribed interests
    • Social Interaction
    • Socially Naive
    • Social Interaction
    • social skills
    • Social Interaction
    • Friends
    • lack of relatedness
    • Toys
    • trains
    • playgrounds
    • Verbal Communicative Skills
    • lack of expressive language

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