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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Relationships and Sexuality

Research Bulletin Issue No. 5

By Middletown Centre for Autism with Moxon, Lynne


This online document summarizes research related to sexuality in individuals with autism. It discusses practical implications of the research findings, emphasizing the importance of providing relationships and sexuality education to young people on the autism spectrum.

The Middletown Centre later produced a research bulletin entitled "Relationships and Sexuality Education: Volume Two," available at

The Middletown Centre for Autism has a mission “to improve and enrich the educational opportunities for children and young people with autism, to provide support, advice, guidance and training to their parents and the professionals who work with them throughout the island of Ireland.” It is jointly funded by Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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This online article is in English


Middletown Centre for Autism
Northern Ireland

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