Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby…Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019


Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 | Time: 1-5 pm

Location: Miller’s Children’s Hospital, Long Beach
Audience: Parents & Caregivers of Those with Special Needs

FraxSoCal’s Education Event

Dr. Pal is going to help us get comfortable with the uncomfortable conversation with our teens and pre-teens.

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Dr. Pal is the clinical psychologist at the Stramski Children’s Developmental Center, Fragile X Clinic, Memorial Care Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, where she supports the medical team through psychological assessments, appropriate referrals, treatment recommendations and support for patients and their families.

Parents and caregivers of children with special needs who are approaching preteen and teen years.

Date and Time:
Sunday, December 1, 2019
1:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 per person/family
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Miller’s Children’s Hospital & Women’s Hospital
Long Beach
(Miller Children’s Pavilion Conference Room-1st floor)
2801 Miller Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
Parking: $6.00

Families can expect to learn:
Brief review of development (physical and emotional aspects)
Boys vs girls
Consideration for gender difference in FXS
Cognitive functioning and anxiety
Strengths and limitations of understanding
Safety and boundaries
Behaviors allowed at home vs in public
Legal consequences
Social media and online presence
Parents/caregivers role
Comfort level
Having an open discussion about safety, pleasure, relationships, respect and shame
Role playing exercise (talking about sexuality and sex as a group)
Discussion strategies (mom vs dad)
Resources available.