Sexual Health Education: Considerations for Autistic Students
Virtual 1-hour POPARD Family School Liaison Workshop
February 9, 2023 *Rescheduled for Feb 15, 2023* (12:00-1:00pm)
*Please note this workshop was originally scheduled for Feb 9, but we had to reschedule it to Feb 15*
Sexual health education in BC schools aims to equip students with the information, motivation, and behavioural skills needed to enhance sexual health and avoid negative sexual health outcomes. All individuals have the right to learn all they can to enable them to become sexually healthy persons and collaboration between educators and families is key. This session will include:
  • Sexual health information and statistics for school-aged children and youth in BC
  • Considerations for teaching autistic youth, along with recommendations for aligning educational approaches between home and school
  • Resources to support sexual health education of autistic youth
About this Workshop:
  • Presented via Zoom (the Zoom link will be in your confirmation email - if you don't see a confirmation email, check your junk/spam folder)
  • Audience: This training is primarily intended for parents and families of students who are on the Autism spectrum, however educators and other professionals may attend
  • This FREE 1-hour workshop will include 45 minutes of content and 15 minutes of Q&A   
Presenter: Veena Birring Hayer (email Veena directly if you have any questions:

February 15, 2023

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