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Autism in Teenagers

Autism in Teenagers


Parent and carer programme with Specialist Teachers and Educational Psychologists

These sessions will be delivered via Microsoft Teams, an invite will be sent to your email address. You do not have to attend all of the workshops – once the invites are sent out just choose which sessions you would like to attend.

To book your place email us on stating that you would like to attend Autism in Teens Parent programme

Tuesday 17th October 1:15 - 2:15 Understanding Autism in Teenagers

•          Understanding how Autism may look in teenagers – a difference not a deficit

•          The positives of Autism and using these to support your child

•          How Autism may present itself differently in girls.

Tuesday 31st October 1:15 – 2:15 Transitions and Autistic Teenagers

•          Preparing for change

•          Preparing for a new school/college

•          Supporting your Teen when they start at new school/college.

Tuesday 7th November 1:15 – 2:15 Independence and Autistic Teenagers

•          School/work

•          Life Skills

•          Self-Care

IN PERSON SESSION Tuesday 14th November 1:00 – 2:30 Relationships and Autistic Teenagers

•          Family and Friends

•          Understanding Social Rules

•          Keeping Safe

Tuesday 21st November 1:15 – 2:15: Obsessions/special interests/gaming and Autistic Teenagers

•          Why do autistic teens often have special interests/interests?

•          Positives of obsessions/special interests/gaming

•          Support with the negatives of gaming

Tuesday 28th November 1:15 – 2:15: Puberty and Autistic Teenagers

•          Puberty

•          Key skills to develop during puberty

•          Sexuality

IN PERSON SESSION Tuesday 5th December 1:15 – 2:15

  • An opportunity to ask Specialist Teacher questions and meet other parents of teens with Autism
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