“As parents and educators, it is our job to teach Autistic teens these skills, so that they can become well-formed and independent adults. Autistic teens can disproportionately benefit and be harmed online; therefore, it is important to take evidence-based precautions that protect them from harm without limiting their opportunities to connect with others and benefit from what the internet has to offer,” Dr.Wisniewski talks to Autism Research Institute regarding social media use and autism among teens and adults. Dr.Wisniewski mentioned that as adults, we frequently make the assumption that teenagers lack individual control over their online safety and cannot independently navigate and mitigate online risks. Hence, it is our job to teach Autistic teens these skills
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