Our Presenter Leslie Walker-Hirsch, IMEd, FAAIDD is
an internationally recognized author, consultant and instructor
in the Graduate School of Educational Specialties
at the University of New Mexico.
You will learn about;
The disparity between physical maturity and social, emotional,
intellectual and experiential maturity has created unique issues
and affects children with ID/DD. Insights about your role and
how to support individuals through this.
Circles— This is a unique teaching tool that utilizes many different
strategies to teach your children the concepts of social
boundaries in an array of relationships, for more opportunities
and greater personal safety.
A look at the laws concerning sexual activity as it applies to
adults with ID/DD. A balance between protecting vulnerable
adults from sexual exploitation and every person’s right to create
a happy adult life.
Lunch is on your own