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Me & You (disability) | 2020

Me & You

A GROUP PROGRAM BASED ON THE SoSAFE! FRAMEWORK DESIGNED FOR 10 TO 14 YEAR OLDS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND/OR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND THEIR CARERS.

ME & YOU is designed to help young people understand their bodies, their emotional and social needs, and relationships with other people. ME and YOU also builds skills and knowledge in parents/carers to enable them to support the developmental journey of the children they care for.   

The program includes:

Group-based education learning for young participants focused on:

  • Empowering interactions between children and their parents/carers
  • Developing social skills and respectful relationships
  • Understanding the concept of consent
  • Identifying public and private body parts, places and behaviours
  • How bodies grow and change
  • Healthy and hygienic habits
  • Protective behaviours to prevent abuse and stay healthy

Group based training for carers:

  • Understanding and supporting children’s emotional and social needs related to puberty 
  • Enriching knowledge about sexual health and improving communication about sexuality with their children
  • Strategies to maintain appropriate behaviours and healthy relationships
  • Supporting children in controlling their emotions

The course consists of 4 x 3 hour sessions for young people and their parents/carers, and 2 group sessions for parents/carers only before and after the group sessions.

  • Sessions: 2 x 2 hour group sessions for parents only plus 4 x 3 hour group sessions (parents + children)
  • NDIS Categories Applicable: Improved Daily Living Skills
  • Cost:
    • NDIS capped maximum cost $1677.12
    • NON-NDIS $1845 (GST included); Limited scholarships available
  • Venue: SHFPACT (tbc). Please note that places are limited on this course to 6 individuals plus parent/carer.

2020 DATES

  • Please enquire about dates.

Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02 6247 3077

 

Tags: NDIS, Aspergers, Disability

SoSafe

The SoSAFE! Tools (together with SoSAFE! User Training) provide teachers, trainers and counsellors with skills and simple visual tools to enhance the social, social-sexual and social safety training of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability. SoSAFE! uses a standardised framework of symbols, visual teaching tools and concepts to teach strategies for moving into intimate relationships in a safe and measured manner, and provides visual communication tools for reporting physical or sexual abuse.

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