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sexual behavior with an autistic child

Is it typical for a child with autisim tend to be more curious and display very inappropriate behavior? Almost to the point of force and touching.
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Children with autism are likely to have more difficulties learning what types of interactions and touching are appropriate and under which conditions. I recommend that you work with your child's service providers to develop a plan to target this behavior. You did not specify whether your child is touching himself or someone else, but I recommend that you supervise him closely to avoid inappropriate contact with others.
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A related discussion, adhd/autism in 6 yr old boy/inapropriate behaviour was started.
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