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Communicating with Those Who Have Autism: A Reminder for Healthcare Professionals

3. Family and caregivers can provide a lot of advice for how to communicate with the patient

Some autistic people have really great support systems. These patients will usually come to the hospital with family members or caregivers. Sometimes, these family members are the legal guardians, so it’s important for doctor’s and nurses to find out this information. These people can also give you a better of how their autistic loved one prefers to communicate.