Introducing SHAPE (Sex, Health, Advocacy and Prevention Education)!

Behavior Intervention Services will be providing a 5-week course focused on teaching individuals with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism about important issues surrounding health, safety, and self-advocacy when it comes to sex and sexuality. It will be a safe and candid environment for individuals to learn about how their body functions, why these changes are occurring or occurred, and how to manage them. It will also be a place for individuals to learn how to identify and understand a partner’s feelings and reactions, as well as their own.
Today, individuals with disabilities are 4 to 10 times more at risk to being the victim of sexual assault than their peers who do not have a disability. Another estimate is that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused or molested each year. In addition, between 75% of sexual assaults on individuals with disabilities go unreported. These statistics are a terrifying indication that steps need to be taken by caregivers and care providers to educate these individuals about protecting themselves. Please seriously consider this course for your consumer or loved one.

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Founded in 2004, Behavior Intervention Services provides a variety of services, including:
  • Behavior Assessment and Therapy across all environments
  • Personal Care Services
  • Community Integration
  • Parent and Staff Training
  • Discrete Trial Training
  • Individualized Supported Living Services
  • Individual and Family Counseling
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