A Curriculum for Teaching Sexual Health
February 23, 2012
By Autism Society
The book Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health provides a curriculum that instructors can use to teach adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders and other social challenges, specifically the curriculum is targeted to people with average to high cognitive abilities. In this book, several authors have outlined essential topics to include in a sex education curriculum or individuals with ASD. Topics include the following: body parts and function, reproduction, birth control, sexual health, appropriate behaviors, privacy issues, establishing relationships, dating, marriage, parenting, abuse awareness, boundary issues, self-esteem, assertiveness, gender identity, sexual orientation, values and sexual decision-making, intercourse, contraception and sexually transmitted infection protection.
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April 10, 2013
The Autism Society, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization, has chosen Pittsburgh as the host city of its 44th annual conference on autism spectrum disorders.
April 5, 2013
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April 3, 2013
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April 2, 2013
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