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Sex, sexuality and the autism spectrum / Wendy Lawson ; [foreword by Glenys Jones]
Bib ID 4194969
Format BookBook
Author
Lawson, Wendy, 1952-
 
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Edition 1st American pbk. ed. 
Description London : Jessica Kingsley, 2005 
175 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1843102846
9781843102847
Summary

"Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum is about how the differing cognitive style and sensory profiles experienced in ASD impact upon communication and relating."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Foundations of who we are: ASD and sexuality
  • Sex education
  • What is a relationship?
  • Being in a partnership
  • Discovering bi-sexuality, homosexuality or transgender dispositions
  • What is family?
  • Building a safe place
  • Maintaining our safe place
  • Accepting and celebrating who I am
 
Notes

Formerly CIP.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-168) and index.

Subjects Autistic people -- Sexual behavior.

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