“The Talk” is about much more than the birds and the bees these days. For parents of autistic kids, these nuanced conversations can feel overwhelming.  Join us for a free webinar to learn how to handle these complex conversations.

About this event

In this webinar, sponsored and hosted by Spectrum Transition Coaching, special educators Melissa Hochberg and Arlene Lechner with share valuable information on how to talk about sex and relationships with kids who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Melissa and Arlene are the founders of EASE (Empowerment, Advocacy, & Sexual Education) Educates. EASE Educates provides accurate & age-appropriate education about relationships, sexuality & advocacy skills give people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities the ability to make informed & healthy choices, advocate for themselves, prevent abuse, enjoy healthy relationships, & see themselves as sexual beings.

We’ll also have time for Q&A. Spots are limited so reserve yours today!

Beth Felsen is the founder of Spectrum Transition Coaching which strives to help autistic young adults find success in college, career and life. These major transitions can cause stress for the entire family and Beth’s Empowerment Coaching packages help autistic young adults and their families enjoy smooth transitions and success in their adult lives. Beth works with families of high school students as they weigh options after graduation through young adults navigating career and independence.

Arlene Lechner, M.Ed, is the EASE co-founder & a Human Sexuality Educator in Burke, VA.  Arlene is the Inclusion & Disability Services Program Coordinator at the Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia, coordinating social skills classes, adaptive sports & is the Assistant Director of Camp Kesher, a new J camp for teens & adults with I/DD.  Arlene has a BA in Human Development from Hofstra University & a Masters in Special Education from George Mason University.

Melissa Hochberg, M.Ed, is the EASE co-founder and Human Sexuality Educator in Fairfax, VA.  Melissa is the Resource Specialist at the Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia, working in the Inclusion & Disability Services Department facilitating the Going Places! social clubs for teens & adults with Autism.  Melissa has a BS in Speech Communication & Linguistics from SUNY Oneonta & a Masters in Special Education from the University of Virginia.

Reserve your spot!

Topic: How to Talk with Your Kids (of all ages) About Relationships & Sex Ed
When: November 17th, 2022 at 7pm ET
Where: Online Webinar
RSVP: Via Eventbrite here

Beth Felsen, Kirt Manecke and Katie Tobin McDermott present webinar