WHERE: Beacon Day School for Students with Autism and Related Disorders
24 Centerpointe Drive, LaPalma, California 90623
WHO: Chantal Sicile-Kira
WHEN: Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m. (11:00-1:30)
2-hour lecture followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with refreshments and a book signing
Chantal Sicile-Kira offers award-winning advice to parents about adolescence
Does your adolescent on the spectrum struggle with keeping good hygiene, going through puberty, or other even-more-sensitive topics? Award-winning author and international presenter Chantal Sicile-Kira (Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum; Autism Life Skills; and more) leads the Beacon Distinguished Speaker Series on Saturday, September 22nd with a 2-hour lecture that begins at 11 a.m. The title of the talk is "Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum," and the areas to be covered include explaining about puberty and changing bodies, hygiene and teaching self-care routines, the importance of modesty, relationship boundaries, sexuality, what to do about masturbation, and preventing bullying and abuse. A 30-minute Q&A session with refreshments and a book signing will follow (Chantal's helpful books will be available). RSVPs by September 20th are appreciated -- especially if you need childcare (peanut-free) -- walk-ins are also welcome. Call Casey DeTorres in the Beacon Day School office at (714) 288-4200.