A 38-year-old member asked:

My son with autism typically is very mild mannered and in fact timid. is there any way to get him to open up?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Child Psychiatry 52 years experience
Don't push him: Like all of us when stress autistic people find it even harder to communicate. Don't urge him to be less timid but instead express real interest in what he does have to say and show him that people, at least yourself, want to hear what's on his mind.
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