By: Amy Kenzer, BCBA-D, Director of Clinical Services, SARRC
World reknowned autism expert, Peter Gerhardt, Ed. D, spoke to more than a hundred autism providers and individuals and families impacted by autism on Friday at SARRC in Phoenix during a workshop titled, "Bridges to Adulthood: Sexuality and Relationships. His overall message of the session: "All sexual behavior is social behavior."
Dr. Gerhardt informed the audience that when it comes to sexuality and autism, there is very little research, but what research we do have tells us two things: