Sexual Risk in Autism and A Counselling, Program for Parents
Autism Spectrum Disorder is distinguished by social interaction difficulties, communication issues, and inflexible or focused behaviors. These symptoms may, in certain cases, lead to engagement in the criminal justice system for a variety of offenses, particularly improper sexual activity. Although there are case studies of people with Autism Spectrum Disease who have committed sexual offenses, the extent to which this disorder increases the chance of conducting sexual offenses is unknown. The characteristics and limitations associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are discussed, as well as the potential consequences for improper sexual activity. Identifying information gaps about the association between Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and
improper sexual conduct might help those who work with this group.
Keywords - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), deficits, sexually inappropriate behaviors, sexual risk in Autism.