A revised edition of Henault's practical guide to autism and sexuality, updated to include new and exclusive content for individuals with autism, professionals and parents.
In this revised and updated guide, Isabelle Henault provides advice and guidance for people on the autism spectrum about all aspects of sexuality. This edition pinpoints various issues commonly experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum, highlighting new topics including consent, gender identity, staying safe online, and includes a new questionnaire for assessing sexual behaviours in ASD.
This book explores how individuals on the autism spectrum can successfully navigate and overcome common issues, including sexual development, diversity, social skills, inappropriate behaviours and intimacy in relationships. It outlines a comprehensive, yet easy to follow, step-by-step programme based on themes surrounding sexuality. It provides individuals with the support and confidence they need to test and develop strategies and techniques for use in a variety of real-life situations.
This book is indispensable both as a self-study handbook for individuals on the autism spectrum, and as an informative resource for parents, teachers and counsellors.