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Relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education in autism


28/08/2020 09:30







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About this event

Relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) is a vital part of any person's life, but is often avoided or mismanaged when educating children and young people with autism.

This training workshop looks at the importance of RSHP education and helps the attendees gain confidence in supporting autistic children and young people.

Key learning:

  • How autism may affect the way children and young people learn about sex and relationships
  • Sex and the law
  • The key milestones and topics that need to be tackled (i.e. puberty, consent)
  • Case studies and practical tips to help boost confidence among staff.

Facilitator bio

Corrie has been working in education for a decade, developing her specialist skills in sexual health and inclusive learning. Her background is in teaching. She has spent her career working closely with vulnerable young people with additional support needs (including autism) and practitioners and parents and carers who support them. Her expertise is in designing and delivering sexual health programmes, as well as considering how our environment and communication methods can help make our practice more inclusive. Corrie’s work at Three Sisters centres around building capacity by helping professionals make long term changes to their approaches to learning

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