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Responding to Survivors with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview for Sexual Assault Advocates

Publish Date
September 2018

This guide was developed for local rape crisis advocates who may be asked to work with a survivor with autism.  It is a brief primer on autism, how persons who have autism may respond to a traumatic event and the importance of working with disability providers in a collaborative fashion. There are resource lists for advocates as well as organizational tools designed to assist programs who want to better serve the disability communities.

Topic Healing from Sexual Violence, Intersections of Sexual Violence, Research, Services for Survivors, Sexual Assault Response Teams, Sexual Violence
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Responding to Survivors with Autism Spectrum Disorders