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Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism (HRSA)

Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism Program (HRSA)

The Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism (HRSA) Program supports adults (19 yrs and up) with autism by introducing concepts of sexuality and social skills through interactive, sex-positive, inclusive sexuality education lessons.

This interactive program meets once a week for two hour sessions for 14 weeks. 6-8 participants will be supported by Autism Nova Scotia’s HRSA Educator throughout the 14 weeks of the program. Registration for the Spring 2021 Cohort is now open. The program will begin in April 2021, and will be delivered online.
 
Topics Include:
· Anatomy and Function
· Gender
· Relationships
· Sexual Behaviours
· Sexual Health
· Social Interactions
· Dating
· and more!

The HRSA Program was developed through funding by Nova Scotia’s Department of Community Services Prevention and Innovation Grant.

Registration for the Spring 2021 Cohort is Now Open - click here to fill out the application form

 

 
Who: Individuals with autism ages 19 and up.
Where: HRSA sessions happen virtually online using the Zoom video calling program. Participants join sessions by using a device (computer, tablet) that is connected to the internet.
When: Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 PM

PLEASE READ THE REGISTRATION PROCESS CAREFULLY.
The application process is done entirely online. Interested participants will be able to complete their application form online once registration for the program opens. The form will be available here on the day registration opens. All application forms will be processed based on the time stamp in which they were submitted. From there, all applicants will be contacted via email to arrange an intake.

Leave yourself 5-10 minutes to complete the application form.
There is NO option to save the applications once you start, please make sure you are able to complete them in full- partially completed applications will not be considered.
Submit a SEPARATE application for EACH person you wish to apply for.

Please note:
This program is expected to fill quickly as there are limited spots. All application forms are time stamped based upon arrival and processed in that order. Because of the high volume of interested people in this program, we cannot hold spots. Completing an application form does not give you a spot; you will be contacted in a few weeks regarding your application’s status and to arrange an intake.

For more information, please contact Holly MacLellan, HRSA Program Coordinator, at hmaclellan@autismns.ca or 902-410-6721 (call or text).

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