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Dr Isabelle Hénault

Dr Hénault is a psychologist from the University of Québec at Montréal, Canada. Her practice and studies have focused on providing diagnosis, education and support to children, adolescents, adults and couples living with Asperger’s Syndrome. Dr. Hénault has developed a relationships and sex education program, and works with individuals and groups to increase their understanding of sexuality, and conducts relationship counseling. She is presently collaborating on numerous international research initiatives involving socio-sexual education and interpersonal relationships.

Dr. Hénault is the author of Asperger’s Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence through Adulthood, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK.


Hénault, I. (2005), Asperger’s Syndrome and Sexuality : From Adolescence through Adulthood, London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers. www.jkp.com

Hénault, I. (2004) ‘Sexual relationships’ in L.J. Baker et L.Welkowitz (Eds.) Asperger’s Syndrome: Intervening in Schools, Clinics, and Communities. New Jersey : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Hénault, I. (2003) ‘The sexuality of adolescents with Asperger syndrome.’ In L. Holliday Willey (eds) Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hénault, I. & Attwood, T. (2002), ‘The sexual profile of adults with Asperger’s Syndrome: The need for understanding, support and sex education’. Inaugural World Autism Congress, Melbourne, Australia.

Hénault, I., Forget, J., & Giroux, N. (2002a), The development of social and sexual adaptive skills for individuals with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. University of Québec at Montréal press.

Hénault, I. (2002b), ‘Le syndrome d’ Asperger: prise en charge et modèles éducatifs’. XXemes journées d’étude de GRAP, Paris.

Hénault, I. (2001), ‘L’éducation sexuelle des personnes autistes’. Document de stage, EDI Formation, Paris.


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