When autistic people commit sexual crimes
Spectrum | Autism Research News
Many autistic people who are first-time sex offenders may not understand the laws they break. How should their crimes be treated?
Every time a non-autistic journalist writes about an autistic man downloading child pornography like it's some kind of oopsie anybody could just make, God kills a puppy.
Melinda Wenner Moyer
When Autistic People Commit Sex Crimes: In my latest deep dive for
, I explore how and why autism shapes courtship and sexual behavior, why sex education is so important and how research on autism could inform criminal justice decisions.
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