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Recently, we have been getting requests for knowledge about people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Some of them have difficult interpersonal behaviors, which can sometimes escalate into high conflict. Do our methods of managing high-conflict people (HCPs) help those with ASD? Or do they need something completely different? Or a combination of both. The answer seems to lie in understanding the different cultures of people with ASD and how to relate to people in their culture. The following article addresses several of these cultural differences, followed by adaptations that can be made to be more effective in working with those with ASD.