Social Etiquette: How to Flirt and Get a Date

Navigating the dating world is troublesome for many, but for those on the autism spectrum, it can be a paralyzing challenge.

That’s why psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson created The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®), a program that gives teens and young adults practical tools and skills to use as they confront tricky social obstacles.

In this video, Dr. Laugeson chats with‘s Alex Plank about the process of flirting, and how to recognize an appropriate opportunity to ask someone out on a date. This is the first episode of‘s series on social skills.

Check out this video to hear Dr. Laugeson discuss practical strategies that those on the spectrum can use to successfully express interest and score a date!

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