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Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Strategies to Support Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder

November 5 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm

Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Strategies to Support Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop will support parents and caregivers, and professionals in understanding relationships, boundaries, consent, sexuality and puberty in the context of supporting persons with a diagnosis of ASD of any age or stage. Participants will leave with increased knowledge about these topics and tools to begin or continue education with the persons they support.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • identify myths about sexuality, relationships and intimacy
  • describe physical, social and emotional changes that come along with puberty
  • describe levels of relationships and consent
  • identify potential strategies for skill development

Recommended Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Beyond Friendship: Supporting Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Understanding the Social World

Healthy Relationships and Sexuality: Strategies to Support Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed by a Kerry’s Place staff two business days before the event start.

To participate, the following is required:

  • mobile device, tablet or computer
  • internet connection
  • speakers and a microphone
  • webcam

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Cost: $100 per person

Cancellation Policy:

Cancelled by Kerry’s Place: Kerry’s Place may cancel a program due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, and the activity cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued with no administrative fee charged.

Cancelled by Supported Person/Family (as applicable): Cancellation must be received at least 7 days before the start of the workshop/training. A full refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be applied when 7 days’ notice is provided. If 7 days’ notice is not provided, a full refund will only be issued if the vacancy can be filled. Refunds will not be issued for a missed day during a training session.


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Date:
November 5
Time:
9:30am - 12:30pm
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