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October DSES

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
6:30 pm8:30 pm

The Down Syndrome Education Series (DSES) is a monthly educational seminar for families of children with Down syndrome, designed to connect parents with information that will positively impact the education and well-being of their child.

Oct. 13th, Speaker: Terri Couwenhoven

For the Down Syndrome Education Series Terri will present: Top 5 Issues and Concerns During Puberty -Families often experience anxiety when their son or daughter with intellectual disabilities begins to exhibit changes that occur during puberty. In this workshop, parents will learn about the most frequently identified issues and concerns of parents of tweens with I/DD and practical ways to address them. Visual tools, fun learning activities, and useful resources specifically designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities will be shared.

About our speaker: Terri Couwenhoven is a sexuality educator who works with people who have intellectual disabilities and is the Clinic Coordinator for the Down Syndrome Clinic of Wisconsin at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Terri is the author of:
"Boyfriends + Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities."
"The Girls' Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes in the Tween Years."
"The Boys' Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes During Puberty."
"Teaching Children with Down Syndrome About Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality."

6:30 - 8:30PM Location/Format Zoom link will be sent with an online RSVP