ASD Into Adulthood: Managing Challenging Sexual Behaviors

Alison B. Bourdeau (Palm Beach Behavioral Health and Wellness, USA)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 114
EISBN13: 9781799855231|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2987-4.ch006
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The purpose of this chapter is to provide a case study highlighting where lack of explicit sex education for people with ASD poses challenges into adulthood. The case study of represents ecologically valid challenges for adults with ASD and supports that takes into account the family system. Provided is a description of the setting, including the context of the environment that impacts the target behavior through the lens of a family therapist. A review of evidence-based interventions to address behavioral challenges is provided in conjunction with the implementation process and individuals involved.
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