Senior Educational Psychologist, Davida Hartman is the author of new JKP title, Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The resource is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of relationship education for teachers and professionals working with children and teens on the spectrum.
Providing practical teaching advice geared towards the needs of young people with ASD this resource covers important issues such as gender, public and private, puberty, hygiene, emotions, sex and more. Full of discussion and activity ideas the resource assists professionals to develop their own curriculum that supports the child’s developing sexuality while also addressing crucial issues of safety.
Download a sample chapter on teaching puberty here
Davida Hartman is the author of Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (2013) published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.