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Healthy Relationships and Boundaries Part One

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In this webinar, Terri Couwenhoven will be speaking as part of Special Olympics Colorado’s Family Health Forum. Part One’s programming is catered towards family members, caregivers, staff members, coaches, and other support people of our athletes.

4:00-5:00 PM
Don’t Cross the Line! Navigating Boundary Confusion in People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities

Boundary confusion is a frequent occurrence observed or experienced by people who care about and support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 4 reasons why boundaries are important
  • Identify reasons we see boundary confusion in people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
  • Identify modified strategies and resources for healthy boundaries to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities

5:00-6:00 PM
I Want to Date! Supporting Healthy Dating Relationships

The need for meaningful connections with others is part of the human condition. People with intellectual disabilities have similar needs, but often encounter a unique set of barriers as they move into the dating world. Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common obstacles and barriers frequently experienced by people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
  • Describe strategies and ideas for teaching key concepts in the dating process

6:00-6:30 PM
Optional Q&A

Click here to learn more about Terri Couwenhoven

Terri Couwenhoven, M.S. is an AASECT certified sexuality educator who specializes in developing programs and resources for people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and the professionals who support them.  She is the author of Teaching Children with Down syndrome about their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, The Girls’ Guide to Growing Up: Choices and Changes in the Tween Years, A Boy’s Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes During Puberty and for teens and young adults, Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities.

When she is not teaching or writing, she is Clinic Coordinator for the Down Syndrome Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.  She is the mother of two girls. Her oldest daughter has Down syndrome.

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Special Olympics Colorado
Phone:
(720) 359-3100
Email:
Info@SpecialOlympicsCO.org
Website:
https://specialolympicsco.org/

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Type of Event
Virtual Event