Training Courses by Schools for Schools

Safe Sexual Awareness among Adolescents with Autism and Special Needs


Woodfield School, Glenwood Avenue, NW9 7LY

Course description

The course will encourage participants to think therapeutically when planning and delivering teaching material This course will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the challenges of teaching sex and relationship education to adolescents with autism and special needs. The benefits and challenges of different teaching methodologies will be explored using the presentation of various case studies.

Training Facilitator

Dimpi Hirani

Pricing details

Cost £150

Course objectives

  • To explore how teachers own attitudes and beliefs around sex and relationships can impact and influence their teaching
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the specific challenges around teaching sex and relationship education to students with autism and learning disabilities
  • To explore different teaching methodologies and the contexts in which they can be employed
  • To explore useful strategies when unsafe or inappropriate sexual material and expression arises in students
  • To gain a sensitivity and confidence in dealing with issues of abuse and trauma

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