ASD, Puberty, sexuality, and relationships

Tag: UncategorizedAdmin @ 9:30 am
ASD, Puberty, sexuality, and relationships
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
9:30am - for 10:00 start, day ends 4:00pm.
The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) (map)
39-41 Union Street
London, London, UK SE1 1SD
Other Info
This seminar/workshop is for all who are caring for or working with young people or adults on the autism spectrum. Teachers in secondary or tertiary education, whether mainstream or specialist, social workers, mental health workers, parents and carers will benefit from the information and insight into what can be problematic issues around puberty, sexuality and the needs and difficulties common in adolescence and early adulthood. Helpful approaches and management are discussed as well as the variety of outcomes and lifestyles for adults with ASD. Jenny Ronayne is the trainer for this day.

The day looks at:

* The different social base of ASD
* Differences in thinking and how that impacts on social interactions
* Understanding and managing difficult behaviours
* Anticipating and preparing for potential problems
* Appropriate education
* Relationships
* Lifestyles

« Back to the calendar