Relationship Building and Sexual Awareness for Kids with Autism: S.T.A.R.S 2

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Susan Heighway, Susan Kidd Webster

Relationship Building and Sexual Awareness for Kids with Autism
188 pages
Age Range: 10 to 18
2016
ISBN: 9780986067327

Educate young adults and build their self-esteem so they can make informed choices!

Specially designed for teaching adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. The STARS 2 model focuses on four areas with the goals of promoting positive sexuality and preventing sexual abuse:

  • Understanding Relationships
  • Social Skills Training
  • Sexual Awareness
  • Assertiveness

Assessment tools help identify the strengths and needs of each individual, and then the activities can be catered to address specific needs.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction 

  • How to Use This Book
  • Why Sexuality Education?
  • Misbeliefs and Facts about Sexuality and Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Section 2: STARS 2 Model 

  • Content Areas and Goals
  • Assessing the Needs of the Child, or “Figuring Out What to Teach”
  • Guidelines for Parents and Support Providers
  • Guidelines for Training

Section 3: Understanding Relationships

Section 4: Social Interaction