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Sexuality and relationship education for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders : a professional's guide to understanding, preventing issues, supporting sexuality and responding to inappropriate behaviours / Davida Hartman ; illustrated by Kate Brangan.

By: Hartman, Davida
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, UK : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014Description: 272 p. ; 28 cmISBN: 9781849053853Subject(s): Across the lifespan | Resources for educators | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Sex education | Childhood | TeensSummary: Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This professional resource offers practical teaching advice geared towards the needs of young people on the autism spectrum. Beginning with information on good practice, policy, teaching methods and recent research, the book then divides into key sex education topics that assist professionals in developing their own individualized and developmentally appropriate curricula. Covering issues of gender, public and private, puberty, hygiene, emotions, sex and more, each topic provides an overview of the difficulties that children with autism might experience, discussion and activity ideas and photocopiable resources including instructional stories, checklists and illustrations. The final section demonstrates how to respond to ongoing patterns of inappropriate behaviour and put together a behaviour plan. Aiming to explain and support the child's developing sexuality while also addressing crucial issues of safety, this book is a much-needed teaching manual for all professionals working with children and young adults with autism including educators in mainstream and special education, psychologists, therapists and social workers.
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
08:01.a HART.b 2014 (Browse shelf) 2 Checked out 12/10/2021 102995
Book Book Sinneave Family Foundation
08:01.a HART.b 2014 (Browse shelf) 1 Checked out 07/08/2022 100914

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Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require specialized teaching strategies when learning about puberty, sexuality and relationships. This professional resource offers practical teaching advice geared towards the needs of young people on the autism spectrum. Beginning with information on good practice, policy, teaching methods and recent research, the book then divides into key sex education topics that assist professionals in developing their own individualized and developmentally appropriate curricula. Covering issues of gender, public and private, puberty, hygiene, emotions, sex and more, each topic provides an overview of the difficulties that children with autism might experience, discussion and activity ideas and photocopiable resources including instructional stories, checklists and illustrations. The final section demonstrates how to respond to ongoing patterns of inappropriate behaviour and put together a behaviour plan. Aiming to explain and support the child's developing sexuality while also addressing crucial issues of safety, this book is a much-needed teaching manual for all professionals working with children and young adults with autism including educators in mainstream and special education, psychologists, therapists and social workers.