Autism and Sexuality – empowering training for concerned carers
For those caring for autistic young people, this subject can feel overwhelming
Most would agree that “Sexuality” encompasses a broad range of overt and intangible qualities, including communication, emotional awareness, self-expression, personal space, physical sensation. These are often areas of challenge for autistic young people. To add more complication, these elements of sexuality are played out against the often unspoken rules of social etiquette and cultural norms. For people that find it hard to read body language and social cues this araea is fraught with challenges.
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“The training session was fantastic – very informative, enjoyable and amusing! Thank you.”
Alison at Futures for Children
Our training sessions address carer’s primary concerns…
• Overt public sexual displays
• Genital hygiene
• Unwanted pregnancy
Open discussion around these and all other worries are actively encouraged in our sessions!
Our course aims
Our course aims to assist participants to navigate these critical themes and build confidence and competence in mapping out and reinforcing key messages around how to manage sexual feelings and healthy relationships.
You can see more detail about the course HERE, or drop Tori a line to discuss (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This course is highly recommended for foster carers, social workers and children’s home staff.