Enhancing Effective Sexual Health Promotion for Autistic Youth [➦]
• Health, social services and education professionals
• Autistic people
• Practical guide
Between 2 and 3 minutes per video
Release Date and Last Update
July 2023 (updated in October 2023)
Autistic youth in Canada are underserved with respect to access to comprehensive sexual health education and services tailored to their needs. The Enhancing Effective Sexual Health Promotion for Autistic and Disabled Youth project is funded by Health Canada’s Health Care Policy and Strategies Program (Sexual and Reproductive Health Fund). SIECCAN is developing a capacity-building toolkits to improve service provider knowledge and skills to promote sexual health and well-being among Autistic youth. This toolkit includes (1) policy guidelines, (2) a service provider guide, and (3) sexual health information sheets for autistic youth.
*** Note that this description was written by SIECCAN. ***
SIECCAN. (2023). Enhancing Effective Sexual Health Promotion for Autistic Youth. https://www.sieccan.org/ady-autisticyouth
To Access the Tool
Policy guidelines and service provider guide : https://www.sieccan.org/ady-autisticyouth
Information sheets and educational videos : https://www.sieccan.org/ady-autisticyouth-infosheets
This toolkit includes several tools for both autistic people and those working with them, making it an important resource to improve access to sexual education adapted to autistic people. Furthermore, the tools address the issues raised by autistic youth during consultations, which makes them a major asset through this approach. Finally, the tools are inclusive and address important issues for many autistic people, such as sensory sensitivity.
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