Autism and normative sexual development: a narrative review.

  title={Autism and normative sexual development: a narrative review.},
  author={J Dewinter and Robert R J M Vermeiren and Ine Vanwesenbeeck and Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={22 23-24},
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To explore the existing knowledge on sexuality and autism spectrum disorders. To this end, the concept of normative sexual development was used as an organising framework. BACKGROUND Sexual health can be seen as a developmental task for all children, adolescents and adults. Core autism features are related with skills central to sexual development and functioning. More insight in sexual development in people with autism is relevant for education, support and interventions… CONTINUE READING
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