Sexual Knowledge and Victimization in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={Sexual Knowledge and Victimization in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={S. M. Brown-Lavoie and Michelle A Viecili and Jonathan A Weiss},
  booktitle={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
There is a significant gap in understanding the risk of sexual victimization in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the variables that contribute to risk. Age appropriate sexual interest, limited sexual knowledge and experiences, and social deficits, may place adults with ASD at increased risk. Ninety-five adults with ASD and 117 adults without ASD completed questionnaires regarding sexual knowledge sources, actual knowledge, perceived knowledge, and sexual victimization… CONTINUE READING
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