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Tri-State Webinar: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD: Part 3 of 4: The Central Importance to Sexual Education in ASD

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Description: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD is a four part webinar series. In part 3: The Central Importance of Sexual Education in ASD, Dr. Peter Gerhardt discuss: 

  1. Why we should teach human sexuality education to individuals with ASD
  2. Guidelines for teaching learners with ASD about human sexuality
  3. Strategies for teaching human sexuality education

Presenter Information:  Dr. Gerhardt, the Executive Director at EPIC School, has more than 30 years experience utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in support of individuals with autism spectrum disorders in educational, employment, residential and community-based settings. Dr. Gerhardt is the author or the coauthor of many articles and book chapters on the needs of adolescents and adults with ASDs and has presented nationally and internationally on this topic. Dr. Gerhardt is the founding chair of the Scientific Council for the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) and currently sits on numerous professional advisory boards including Behavior Analysis in Practice, the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, and the Autism Society of America.

After viewing the webinar complete and submit the Study Question Form to earn a certificate of attendance.