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Description - When Young People with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Hit Puberty by Dr Freddy Jackson Brown

Puberty, personal hygiene and sex can be difficult topics to broach with your child, especially when they have an intellectual disability or autism. The authors of this guide provide honest answers to challenging questions and provide solutions to the dilemmas that many parents face on a daily basis. Structured around issues related to puberty and emerging sexuality in children with disabilities or autism, such as physical changes, mood swings and sexual behaviour, the book presents case studies alongside practical guidance on how to overcome problems that commonly arise.

The book also explains laws relevant to disability and sexuality and suggests appropriate sex education programmes to meet the needs of differing degrees of disability.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781849056489
ISBN-10: 184905648X
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 162mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dr Freddy Jackson Brown

Sarah Brown is a clinical psychologist who specialises in supporting the psychological wellbeing and empowerment of children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the community. Sarah has worked with families and education staff in special schools to promote a social constructionist approach to sexuality, supporting children through everyday interactions and conversations as well as through specific educational programmes. She currently works for the NHS in South Wales with people who have intellectual disabilities. Freddy Jackson Brown is a clinical psychologist who works in Bristol, supporting children and families with a range of developmental needs, including sexuality and relationships. He has researched mindfulness and acceptance based interventions that can be used in home, school and work settings. He has published over 20 research and professional articles in peer reviewed journals and books. Freddy provides teaching for postgraduate university training courses on child development, disability and communication.

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