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Sexuality Education for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Critical Issues and Decision Making Guidelines

  title={Sexuality Education for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Critical Issues and Decision Making Guidelines},
  author={J. Travers and M. Tincani},
  journal={Education and training in autism and developmental disabilities},
  • J. Travers, M. Tincani
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Education and training in autism and developmental disabilities
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) present unique needs regarding sexuality educa- tion. While the topic of sexuality has received increased attention in the fields of intellectual and developmental disabilities generally, less consideration has focused on the unique needs of individuals with ASD specifically. This paper presents one position in support of sexuality education for children and adolescents with ASD. The nature of human sexuality is discussed to provide a context for… Expand
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