Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

by Wendy Lawson
     
 

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Writing from her experience as an adult with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and as a psychologist, Lawson offers advice for those with ASDs and their partners about establishing and maintaining loving relationships, She notes the many similarities in sexuality (and the differences) between relationships in which ASDs do or do not factor, and the need for… See more details below

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Writing from her experience as an adult with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and as a psychologist, Lawson offers advice for those with ASDs and their partners about establishing and maintaining loving relationships, She notes the many similarities in sexuality (and the differences) between relationships in which ASDs do or do not factor, and the need for individualized sex education for all. She describes initiating relationships and being in a partnership, discovering bisexual, homosexual, and transgender dispositions, the work it will take to maintain a satisfying relationship. Building and maintaining a safe place for a relationship, and accepting and celebrating life with ASDs. She includes couple activities, worksheets, a sensory profile discussion sheet, and references. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843102847
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
12/20/2004
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
748,030
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

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