The ability to make new #friends is something that can a challenge for any child. There is always some anxiety involved with approaching and talking to new people.
Now, think about trying to make a #newfriend when you have a difficult time figuring out social cues, such as body language, facial expressions, hand gestures and figures of speech. Children suffering from autism and similar disorders face this issue every day.
The good news is that there are things parents can do to help ease this process for their child and help them make friends successfully.