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Autism Community Lecture Series: Puberty, Sex Ed & Autism

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Boston Children's Hospital

320 Longwood Avenue

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building

Boston, MA 02115

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Promoting Healthy Approaches to Puberty, Dating and Sexuality for Individuals with Autism

Speakers:

Susan Faja, PhD Division of Developmental Medicine, Staff Psychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Susan Gray, MD Division of Adolescent Medicine, Staff Physician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dasha Solomon, PsyD Division of Developmental Medicine, Fellow

Frinny Polanco Walters, MD Division of Adolescent Medicine, Fellow

This presentation has the goal of better understanding the unique needs of individuals with autism as they experience puberty. Speakers will address several considerations for caregivers and providers, including: romantic relationships, sexual activity, LGBTQ orientation and identities, and medical recommendations for managing menstrual periods. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions anonymously to our presenters. ALL ARE WELCOME!




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I can't attend the event in person. Can I watch the live presentation from my computer or mobile device?

Yes! Join us live online HERE.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Click HERE for public transportation options to Boston Children's Hospital.

Click HERE for driving directions to Boston Children's Hospital.

FREE self-parking at the Boston Children's Patient & Family Garage will be available to guests attending the lecture. Parking vouchers will be available at the event. The garage is located directly across the street from the hospital's main entrance at 300 Longwood Avenue. The garage is on the corner of Longwood Ave. and Blackfan St. with the entrance located on Blackfan St. (across from Bertucci's Restaurant).

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call 617-355-7493 or email autismcenter@childrens.harvard.edu

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Printed tickets are not required for entry to this event.

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Boston Children's Hospital

320 Longwood Avenue

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building

Boston, MA 02115

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