I Want to Date! Supporting Healthy Dating Relationships

February 01, 2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Join us for a discussion on I Want to Date! Supporting Healthy Dating Relationships on Monday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Presented by Terri Couwenhoven MS, CSE, who 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.

The need for intimacy and meaningful connections with others is part of the human condition. People with intellectual disabilities have similar needs for intimacy, but often encounter a unique set of barriers as they move into the dating world. In this workshop parents will explore obstacles uniquely experienced by people with intellectual and identify helpful roles for parents and/or support providers, as well strategies for supporting self-advocates learn important steps in the dating process.

This will be a virtual Zoom discussion. Registrants will be sent the direct link before the discussion. 

To learn more about Terri, visit http://terricouwenhoven.com/

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