The Birds and the Bees: Teaching Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education

The United States has a long, complicated history with sex education as, often, different stakeholders advocate dissimilar educational frameworks (Irvine, 2004). Although controversies remain in defining the boundaries of sex education, there is a movement both nationally and internationally to define sex education comprehensively (Haberland & Rogow, 2015). The United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) … Continue reading The Birds and the Bees: Teaching Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education

My Programs

The Birds and the Bees The Birds and the Bees is the most comprehensive online resource for teaching human sexuality education to individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. There you can access my original sex education curriculum. Social Discovery Social discovery is a social skills program for adolescents on the autism spectrum.  It uses a … Continue reading My Programs

My Research

My program of research focuses on identifying processes and practices that can be used to support youth with autism and their families in living more freely in their communities of choice. I take a strength-based approach to understanding autism and explore how systems can be supported and structured to facilitate positive development. Most autism programming has … Continue reading My Research