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Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Special Interest Group

'Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sexual Offending (Online and Offline) and Terroristic Behaviours'

7th November 2023, 12 - 1.30pm

Speaker: Clare Allely

Chair: Anna Glinski

Rather than being the perpetrators of offending, individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to be the victim of crime. However, there is nevertheless a small subset of individuals with ASD who do offend. In this training session Clare Allely will provide some understanding of how certain features of ASD may provide the context of vulnerability to engaging in a sexual offending (offline and online) and terroristic behaviours and involvement with online extremist groups.

For more information on our Child Sexual Abuse Special Interest Group click here.