What does research tell us about the pregnancy outcomes and experiences of autistic women? In this webinar, an autistic self-advocate discusses her experiences. Then, three researchers discuss their investigations into perinatal health of autistic women, from preconception to postpartum. Together, the speakers talk about ways to create tailored resources for autistic women.
AIDE Canada and partners have collaborated to bring you a collection introducing healthy relationships, and what it takes to create them. We discuss everything from setting boundaries and healthy communication to pronouns and gender diversity in a Neurodiverse world.
This article summarizes a study that reviewed studies on the immune system and ASD. They suggest the need for further understanding about how the immune system and brain are related.
In this Webinar we will be discussing strategies for supporting social emotional competence as a framework for responding to challenging needs through a trauma informed lens
Sex is meant to be a pleasurable and fun experience for people. However, there are risks involved with participating in sexual activities, like an unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STI) /sexually transmitted blood borne infections (STBBI).
This Toolkit offers information that may be useful for teens. It addresses topics related to one’s physical development and health. Specific sections are titled: What is Puberty?; My Body, Sexual Health and Romantic Relationships; Personal Hygiene; Medication Management; Nutrition; Fitness; Fun; and Managing My Behaviour and Relationships. The Toolkit was written by Laura Beaune. Ms. Beaune is a social worker who has worked extensively with youth.
This study aimed to identify factors that may predict psychiatric issues in children (6 - 12 years) with autism. A range of approaches were used in collecting this information.