Advance LA announces exciting classes for young adults, ages 18-29, with diverse challenges. These classes offer great opportunities to meet others with similar interests, develop friendships, and expand skills.*
Let’s Talk about Sex: Exploring Intimate and Healthy Relationships for Young Adults on the Spectrum
For Individuals ages 18 – 24 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other social-emotional differences
Begins January 7, 2021
In this group, the topics of sex, sexuality, and intimate relationships will be covered. Young adults will have a chance to ask questions, gather information and practice communicative skills that are important for developing healthy relationships. Subjects such as exploring sexuality, engaging in safe sex, setting boundaries, and responsibly using the internet will also be discussed. The curriculum was adapted from an evidence-based program on sexual education and intimate relationships for individuals with ASD through Tufts University and Yulius Academy in the Netherlands. Optional caregiver sessions included.