Y.A.L.E. Assistant Director Margaret Chapman was quoted in a new article for People & Families Magazine published by the New Jersey Council On Developmental Disabilities. The article, entitled “Forging a Life of Love, Intimacy, and Connection” describes the challenges people on the autism spectrum face when navigating intimacy and romantic relationships. The article also mentions several tips for parents of children on the spectrum about how to talk about sexuality and relationships from expert Dr. Isabelle Hénault.
You can read the full article online at the NJCDD website here, and learn more about the topic of Asperger’s and sexuality from Dr. Hénault in our article, Having A Frank Discussion — Dr. Isabelle Hénault Talks To Students About Sexuality And Asperger’s (including video and more tips for parents).