with TERRI COUWENHOVEN, MS
at DSA Office 1929 Canyon Road
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
8:30am to 9am Check in & Morning Refreshments 9am to 3pm - Session #1 $40 - Individual $60 - Couple or Individual + Professional
(lunch & materials provided)Every Individual or Family attending will receive Terri's
book The Boys or Girls Guide to Growing Up
, author of "Teaching individuals with cognitive disabilities about Their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality
Sessions will support and offer direct instruction strategies regarding individuals with cognitive disabilities care of their bodies and understand their sexual selves.
The conference content will be applicable to a wide range of individuals with cognitive differences and will be a teaching resource for the home, at school, or in the community.
style is effective and easy to follow.
presentations are filled with key points, teachable moments and concepts that are comfortably applied and implemented.
Who Should Attend?
This training is appropriate for educators; families; human service professionals including front line supervisors, nurses, social workers, program coordinators, case managers, QMRPs, direct support professionals; and other individuals involved in efforts to improve learning outcomes and quality of life for people with disabilities.
Terri Couwenhoven, M.S. is an ASSECT certified sexuality educator who specializes in developing programs and resources for people who have cognitive disabilities, their families and the professionals who support them.
is the author of the award-winning book Teaching Children with Down syndrome about their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality: A Guide for Parents and Professionals.
newest book designed for puberty-aged girls with intellectual disabilities The Girls' Guide to Growing Up: Choices & Changes
in the Tween Years is available through Woodbine House.
When she is not teaching or writing, she is Clinic Coordinator for the Down Syndrome Clinic of Wisconsin at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
is the mother of two girls, her
oldest daughter has Down syndrome.