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Kilkenny Education Centre, Kilkenny, Kilkenny

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Autism, Relationships and Sexuality Education and Life Skills 
This session will examine the impact of adolescence on young people with autism. Participants will be shown how to incorporate behavioural interventions with visual strategies to help teenagers with autism cope with some of the typical issues of adolescence. The training will provide practical strategies that educational professionals may use to support teenagers with autism. It will also focus on the delivery of sexuality and relationships education for students with autism
Life skills
This training will examine the broad definition of life skills, within the contexts of home, school, leisure and personal care, and how the core difficulties, associated with autism, directly affect the development of such skills. 
It will demonstrate how life skills can be improved and facilitated within the home and school environments. This will include increasing independence in family and classroom activities, the daily routines of the family home, the classroom, within leisure and personal care activities, e.g. menstruation, shaving

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Kilkenny Education Centre
Seville Lodge, Callan Road,
Kilkenny
Kilkenny
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Fiona McCaffrey, Frances Stewart

All training sessions delivered by Middletown Centre for Autism for parents and education professionals are on topics specifically related to the educational, social and living needs of children and young people with autism. Joint Events, for parents and education professionals, have been designed to meet the needs of those who wish to avail of training but cannot make it to weekday programmes.

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Kilkenny Education Centre , Kilkenny , Kilkenny

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