Sexuality Education for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Saturday, 3 December 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100, Mission, KS, 66202, United States

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Saturday, 3 December 2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST

DSG Office, 5960 Dearborn Street, Mission, KS, 66202, United States.

Join us for an important seminar on sexuality education for people with intellectual disabilities.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9 AM-3 PM
Down Syndrome Guild
5960 Dearborn St. Suite #100
Mission, KS 66202

Topics covered will include:

· How to compare/contrast sexual learning in the general populations with patterns of learning among individuals with cognitive disabilities 

 · How to identify typical stages in childhood and adolescent sexual development (“What’s normal?”)


 · Key roles parents/professionals play in supporting healthy sexual development


 · The foundational concepts that support healthy sexuality


 · Teaching strategies that enhance learning


 · Successful models for handling sexuality issues


 · Useful resources for teaching sexuality education to individuals with cognitive disabilities


 Lunch provided. Childcare not provided. 




Down Syndrome Innovations

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.

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