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Supporting children through puberty and beyond

Tue 3 October, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm



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Corrie is back to talk about supporting your children through puberty and growing up. This is a follow up to our “Gentle introduction to supporting your children through puberty and growing up”. The group will discuss topics such as consent, navigating internet safety, body image and mental health and many more. *You do not need to have attended the first session to attend this one*

This session will focus on Sex, gender and sexuality: supporting LGBTQIA autistic young people and adults 

For further information, please see our YouTube video Introduction to puberty and growing up- Monday 4th September 2023 – YouTube

You will learn more about

  • The history of sexuality and disability.
  • The diversity of the LGBTQIA community
  • The difference between sex, gender, gender expression and attraction.
  • The relationship between gender and autism.
  • Practical tools on how to explore LGBTQIA with pupils.
  • Useful local resources

Who For – This event is open to parents and carers residing in or caring for a person in Midlothian and/or Edinburgh.

If this event is showing as full, please email mid-training@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 (select option 2) and we will add you to our waiting list and contact you if a space becomes available.

Provided by – Three Sister Consultancy

No. of Spaces – 10

Refreshments will be provided

If you book your place online, a reminder and everything you need to know about the event will be emailed to you 2 to 4 days prior to the event. If you book your place online with in 2 days of the event, please call 0808 196 6666 (select option 2) or email midlothian@vocal.org.uk if you require further information. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case. If you have any questions, require assistance to enable you to attend please email mid-training@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666.


Tue 3 October, 2023
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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VOCAL Midlothian
0131 663 6869


VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre
30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH,MidlothianEH22 3NXUnited Kingdom
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