- Explain the definitions, prevalence, and pathways to sexual abuse/assault.
- Describe why individuals with autism are at risk for sexual abuse/assault.
- Summarize the primary signs of sexual abuse/assault.
- Explain the importance of teaching children about sexual safety.
- Describe how to monitor interactions to reduce risk for sexual abuse/assault.
- Explain the process of reporting suspected abuse/assault.
Presented by: ASERT Central Region
Content developed by: Angela Moreland, PhD, at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina; and Sierra Brown, PhD, at Penn State College of Medicine
Completion time: 30 minutes