you and I

Amanda smiles while holding up an envelope and valentines heart
Tue, February 12, 2019
No one at YAI’s “You and I” program needs to be reminded that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. To celebrate, 25 people joined Connie Senior, and staff on Friday, February 8 for a night of socializing, sexuality, and speed dating.
Headshot of Consuelo Senior, Assistant Coordinator of Sex Education
Tue, March 27, 2018
Sexuality refers to the total expression of who you are as a human being. Our sexuality begins in the womb and ends at death. (Freud, 1986) Everyone is a sexual being, babies, children, teens, adults and the elderly. Sexuality is therefore experienced throughout the developmental lifespan. So why is social-sexual education for people on the autism spectrum and with other developmental disabilities (DD), still taboo? The American Academy of Pediatrics states, “Sexual development is a...
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