Autism-Related Workshop Is Lets Talk about Sex on Aug. 25

MELBOURNE, FLA. – Florida Institute of Technology’s School of Psychology offers free monthly workshops of particular interest to parents, educators and professionals who deal with the issues of autism. They are scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Scott Center for Autism Treatment
Seminar Room.

The Aug. 25 workshop is “Let’s Talk about Sex.” This training will provide information to parents and educators regarding research-based, “best practices” in the area of sexuality education for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Specific strategies and educational information will be provided in the following areas: puberty, appropriate boundaries, and personal hygiene.

Kim Spence-Cochran, Ph.D., will lead the discussion. She is coordinator of educational and training programs at the Center for Disabilities at the University of Central Florida.
Workshops are held in the Seminar Room, located on the second floor of the Scott Center for Autism Treatment at the south end of the Florida Tech campus. Parking is available off Psychology Place, near University Blvd.

For more information, contact the School of Psychology at (321) 674-8106 or
e-mail the center at

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