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DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger’s Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute will offer a free session for educators on “Preparing for Puberty in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.” The session will be held Friday, March 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit Conference and Training Center, 90 Lawton Lane, Milton.

The session will cover a variety of topics, including helping children understand and prepare for body changes associated with puberty, encouraging good hygiene, understanding public and private behaviors and issues surrounding boundaries and relationships. Presenters are Cora Taylor, Ph.D., and Barbara Haas-Givler, M.Ed.

The session is free to attend and is approved for Act 48 continuing education credits. To register, visit

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