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Maltby Centre Learning @ Home Series: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Puberty

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This workshop is for families with a teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who is entering or experiencing the onset of puberty.

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These workshops are designed to help parents understand concepts related to Applied Behaviour Analysis, access resources, and increase overall parent capacity. This online workshop is for parents living in Ontario with a valid OAP registration number.

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.

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