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Feb 24, 2023 Conference on Sexuality

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

THE DOWN SYNDROME PARENTS GROUP OF WNY PRESENTS

2-day Self-advocate & Parent Conference

featuring Terri Couwenhoven MS

sexuality educator • author • advocate • parent

 

Friday, February 24th & Saturday, February 25 @ Union Fire Company

1845 Union Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224

 

To Register go to https://form.jotform.com/dspgwny/TC2023

 

Terri Couwenhoven MS, CSE6 is a well-known certified sex educator and author, specializing in the design and implementation of sexuality programs and resources for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, their parents, and the professionals who support them.

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Friday, February 24th

5:30-9 PM PARENT / SELF-ADVOCATE TRAINING SESSIONS

Sexual Learning: Changing the Scripts (Parent) / Dating 101 (Self-advocate)

$30 REGISTRATION FEE – parent or caregiver must accompany self-advocates

light dinner • Q&A • discussion

NOT A DROP-OFF EVENT

PARENT TRAINING • 6-7 PM

  • Sexual Learning:
  • Changing the Scripts

Parent workshop including a breakdown of the Dating 101

Self-advocate training session. Discussion and light dinner will be

available to parents afterward during the self-advocate workshop.

SELF-ADVOCATE TRAINING • 7-9 PM

  • Dating 101

This co-ed workshop is for designed for high school-aged teens

or young adults with intellectual disabilities who are interested

in dating. Self-advocates will start with a light dinner available

during parent workshop.

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Saturday, February 25th

8 AM-3:30 PM PARENT TRAINING SESSIONS

Puberty / Boundaries / Dating (Q&A after each session)

$20 REGISTRATION FEE FOR EACH SESSION or $45 FULL DAY REGISTRATION

  • lunch available for pre-order purchase at registration
  • Lunch hour will include an introduction to local resources

PARENT TRAINING • 8:30 AM-10 AM

  • Top 5 Issues & Concerns During Puberty

PARENT TRAINING • 10:30 AM-12 PM

  • Don’t Cross the Line!
  • Navigating Boundary Confusion in People with IDD

PARENT TRAINING • 1:00 PM-3:30 PM

  • I Want to Date! Supporting Healthy Dating Relationships
 

To Register go to https://form.jotform.com/dspgwny/TC2023

 

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Union Fire Company
1845 Union Road
West Seneca, 14224 United States
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