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Presentation, training to be held

MARQUETTE — A presentation on sexual education and training for patients on the autism spectrum from a Michigan State University professor will take place Thursday at Northern Michigan University.

Assistant professor Dr. Zakia Alavi will give an informative conversation on autism titled “Teaching Moments: the Birds, the Bees & Autism” from 7 to 9 p.m. at Reynolds Recital Hall on Lee Hall Drive and Seventh Street in Marquette. Alavi will discuss the role of puberty in the “genesis of complicated pyscho-social phenomenon,” according to the Facebook event page.