INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION AND INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

The sexuality, sexual development and comprehensive sexuality education of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are among the issues that have recently begun to be investigated and need to be explained in detail. For this reason, this study aims to contribute to the field of special education and all stakeholders working with ASD by providing detailed information about the comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) offered to individuals with ASD. In accordance with this aim, studies in the literature were reviewed. As the result of the research findings, the sexuality of individuals with ASD education topics that should be taught in this training and the need for individuals with ASD and sexuality of people who will teach the skills decision making in selecting the decision-making process emerged in the form of the functioning of these individuals. It has been concluded that parents have equal responsibility for the relevant education of these individuals and that it is important to cooperate with all other experts, especially the special education teacher, in teaching skills related to privacy and sexuality.



Keywords
Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder



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