Sexual Health for Special Needs (ages 5-13)

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Robron Secondary (Center)

Conference Room (Library)

740 Robron Road

Campbell River, BC V9W7Y9

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Dear Parents with a child/teen with special needs:

I have been working with children with diverse abilities since I was 14 years old. As an educator of 23 years, I have supported and watched parents who are raising children with special needs. The challenge is great whether the focus is on toileting, undesirable behaviours, communication or all of the above. Due to overwhelm, sexual health is often put on the back burner. Unfortunately, delaying these conversations can cause challenging situations in the future at school and in the community. I would like to offer parents some simple tips on how to raise children in a sex positive home while increasing their child's abuse resistance.

These workshops are also geared to support ECE, E.A.'s and care-workers who support this population.

In this workshop you will learn about…

What is sexuality?
Why teach sexual health education early?
Why teach sexual health education to children with special n needs?
Why children with special needs are at greater risks of sexual abuse
Other risk factors
What children need to know and when
Why we need to be proactive rather than reactive
Modifying sexuality topics
Delivery methods
Resources, books, Apps, etc.

Sponsored by KDC Health, Dogwood Place Child and Youth Development Center, MCFD

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Robron Secondary (Center)

Conference Room (Library)

740 Robron Road

Campbell River, BC V9W7Y9

Canada

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