Autism and Sexuality

£225.00

Learning Outcomes for the Autism and Sexuality course:

1. Define sexuality

2. Explore common myths

3. Consider challenging behaviour patterns

4. Look at challenges in conversation

5. Become familiar with key research

6. Consider possible risks both to the young person and wider community

7. Explore assessment methods

8. Identify issues in sex education

9. Discuss social and life skills and the role of the family

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Description

Autism and Sexuality

This program aims to assist participants to navigate around critical themes, i.e. boundaries, sexual health, puberty, hygiene and other challenges faced by carers. The goal is to build confidence and competence in mapping out and reinforcing key messages around how to manage sexual feelings and healthy relationships.

Learning Outcomes for the Autism and Sexuality course:

1. Define sexuality

2. Explore common myths

3. Consider challenging behaviour patterns

4. Look at challenges in conversation

5. Become familiar with key research

6. Consider possible risks both to the young person and wider community

7. Explore assessment methods

8. Identify issues in sex education

9. Discuss social and life skills and the role of the family

 

Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion

Hand-outs: Full hand-outs and sources of further information will be provided