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Tackling Teenage Training programme

The Tackling Teenage Training programme is an individual training programme designed to teach adolescents on the autism spectrum about sexual health issues.

It includes sessions on the following topics; discussing puberty, appearances, first impressions, physical and emotional developments in puberty, how to become friends and maintain a friendship, falling in love and dating, sexuality and sex, setting and respecting boundaries, and internet use.

These topics are all discussed and practiced in a structured manner with the adolescent in one-on-one training sessions.

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