Conference with Dre. Hénault

Conference with Dre. Hénault

Conference with Dre. Hénault

The Autism Foundation of Luxembourg had the honor of hosting Dr. Hénault on February 7th for a conference on sexual education and healthy sexuality for individuals with autism. The main topic of the conference was "puberty and emotional life in individuals with ASD (with and without intellectual disabilities)."

Dr. Hénault is a sexologist and psychologist. She is the director of the Autism and Asperger Clinic in Montreal, Canada. She obtained her master's degree in sexology and her doctorate in psychology from the University of Quebec in Montreal. Dr. Hénault has developed expertise in working with individuals with Asperger's syndrome, particularly in the area of interpersonal relationships and sexuality. As the author of an adapted socio-sexual education program, she also collaborates on several international research projects on sexual education and psychotherapy.

For more information about Dr. Hénault's biography, we provide you with a PDF: Dr. Hénault's Biography.

Eighty-five people attended the conference in person, and around thirty joined via video conference. Dr. Hénault addressed several topics:

  • Puberty and sexual development
  • Friendships and relationships
  • Emotions related to sexuality
  • Appropriate and inappropriate sexual behavior
  • Intimacy

Discussions on puberty and emotional life in individuals with ASD were incredibly informative, offering a fresh and enriching perspective on the subject. We are delighted to provide you with the conference presentation in PDF format below.