Getting accurate information about sexuality is not always easy, even in the 21st century, and learning the sexuality information and social behaviors most of us acquire throughout our lives can be challenging task for people who have developmental disabilities.
During this workshop we will explore ways in whch service providers can assist people who have developmental disabilities acquire the knowledge and skills needed to understand and express their invidvidual sexuality in a safe and appropriate manner.
The workshop will address the importance of providing sexuality education, infromation and resource to people who have developmental disabilities. It will address the barries professionals often face in providing this information, and provide strategies for approaching this very important topic with the people you serve.
Talking Sex: Sexuality education strategies for working with people who have developmental disabilities
Adults and young people who have intellectual disabilities face unique challenges, and are at risk for negative health outcomes as a result of the stresses and difficulties they may encounter in having their needs addressed. Conversations about sexuality can help provide an understanding of the facts and feelings of human sexuality while offering opportunities to learn, grow, and build skills for life.
Registration fee: $50
Fee includes materials and full breakfast.
Make checks payable to "PPSFL"
Contact Jenn Foy at Planned Parenthood at 607-216-0021 ext. 136 for more information.