This FREE family workshop, sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte, will focus on understanding the roles of temperament and personality in developing healthy family relationships.
This family workshop, sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte, will feature Terri Couwenhoven, MS, AASECT Sexuality Educator.
Terri Couwenhoven MS, CSE is a well known sex educator and author, specializing in the design and implementation of sexuality programs and resources for people with cognitive disabilities, their parents, and the professionals who support them. Her gentle, matter-of-fact approach combined with extensive knowledge and experience make her a popular speaker with self advocates, parents and professionals around the country.
Top 5 Issues and Concerns During Puberty: A Parent’s Puberty Primer
Families often experience anxiety when their child with Down syndrome begins to exhibit physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. In this workshop, parents will learn about the most frequently identified issues and concerns of parents of children with Down syndrome and practical ways to address them. Visual tools, fun learning activities, and useful teaching resources specific to youth with intellectual disabilities will be shared. (Terri Couwenhoven)