Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

Sex Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum Written by an insider an openly gay autistic adult Wendy Lawson writes frankly and honestly about autism sex and sexuality In her new book she draws upon her own experience to examine the implica

  • Title: Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum
  • Author: Wendy Lawson
  • ISBN: 9781843102847
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
  • Written by an insider , an openly gay autistic adult, Wendy Lawson writes frankly and honestly about autism, sex and sexuality In her new book, she draws upon her own experience to examine the implications of being autistic on relationships, sex and sexuality Having discussed subjects such as basic sex education and autism, the author goes further to explore the wider iWritten by an insider , an openly gay autistic adult, Wendy Lawson writes frankly and honestly about autism, sex and sexuality In her new book, she draws upon her own experience to examine the implications of being autistic on relationships, sex and sexuality Having discussed subjects such as basic sex education and autism, the author goes further to explore the wider issues of interpersonal relationships, same sex attraction, bisexuality and transgender issues She also examines the unspoken rules that exist between people in relationships and explains why these rules can be difficult and confusing for people with autism This book will give courage and information to adults with autism or Asperger Syndrome and provide essential insights to those living and working with them.

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    One thought on “Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum”

    1. I really appreciate Lawson's willingness to create a sexuality self-help guide for people on the autistic spectrum and their partners. I also appreciate that it is inclusive of people on diverse gender and sexuality spectrums.As a aspie-identified queer transgender person, I experience my sexuality, autism, and gender in very different ways than Lawson. Conceptually, this isn't an issue, as Lawson is broad in her theory, but her way of describing her experiences is at times universalized in ways [...]

    2. I’ve been searching for a resource that gives a sensitive, honest, respectful treatment of sex and sexuality for autistic people and this is the closest I’ve come to a solid reference. Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum is a good guide to many of the issues that arise during puberty, adolescence and beyond. Which isn’t to say it’s only a book for teens or young adults. Author Wendy Lawson spends a great deal of time talking about all aspects of developing and maintaining relationship [...]

    3. Overall, this book doesn't seem too helpful compared to other books in this category. It's a lot of personal stories from the author's perspective. It's too general to be a case study, but too personal to be an objective assessment. Its unique only in that it's a coming out story for someone with an ASD. If you need that specifically, then it might be helpful, but the experience could be comprehended fairly easily from combining neuro-typical coming out stories with anecdotes about the romantic [...]

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