Monday, February 16, 2015

Adapted Puberty Education for Youth with Autism:

This great resource offers free printable visuals and social stories, for both girls & boys curriculum around the issues we are trying to navigate with puberty.
Be sure to have a look, and share, finding material to support such a topic can be hard to find, these offer some great options. Be sure to scroll to bottom and check the links.

'Puberty programs, in particular, ease confusion and discomfort and help teens embrace the winding path to adulthood. With support from Autism Speaks, RCC engaged special education consultants and got to work adapting materials to make the learning experience really meaningful for students with Autism. That entailed incorporating more visual learning techniques, as well as reinforcing the lessons experientially. Developers created social stories and take-home tools to encourage later reinforcement independently and with parents and teachers'.

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