Autism Services – ASD and Puberty
March 5, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
This workshop is for families with a teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who is entering or experiencing the onset of puberty. This workshop will support parents as they help their teen understand the developmental changes they are going through. Parents will be provided with resources to further their youth’s needs during this time of change. As part of Foundational Family Services, you may choose to meet for an individual session with a Family Support Coordinator following this presentation to help you apply the content of this workshop to your specific family situation.
As a result of participating in this workshop, you will be able to:
Describe the importance of explaining this developmental change to a youth with ASD
Select central concepts that are valuable to discuss when teaching a youth with ASD about puberty
Summarize the basic guidelines of presenting information about puberty to a youth with ASD
Requirements: To access this workshop, or a follow-up session, you will need a valid Ontario Autism Program Reference number. If you do not have an OAP Reference number please contact the Maltby Centre at 613-546-8535 and ask to speak to a Family Support Coordinator. This is a free workshop.
Please note this workshop is only offered in English.
Please note registration closes February 27, 2024
Registration: ASD & Puberty
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This workshop is designed for parents.