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Sexuality and severe autism: A practical guide for parents, caregivers, and health educators

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113137
Reynolds, Kate E. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2014. (Book) — 3 copies, 3 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 REY 2014
Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism spectrum. Some parents may even question the validity of teaching sexuality to those who are severely autistic. …
Title
Sexuality and severe autism: A practical guide for parents, caregivers, and health educators
Author
Reynolds, Kate E.
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Softcover: 188 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Sexuality
Young Adults Sexuality
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Sexual Behaviour
Puberty
Sexual Health
Abstract
Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism spectrum. Some parents may even question the validity of teaching sexuality to those who are severely autistic. This handbook guides you through the process of teaching about sex and sexuality, offers to answer questions such as: Why is it necessary to teach this subject to my severely autistic child? When is the right time to start talking about these issues? How detailed and explicit should I be? What methods are most appropriate? It addresses male and female issues separately and covers public and private sexual behaviours, sexual abuse, cross-gender teaching and liaising with school, in addition to the more obvious areas such as physical changes and menstruation.
ISBN
9781849053273
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 REY 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 3 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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