Their bodies, personal boundaries, privacy, puberty, relationships and abuse prevention

personal boundaries

To read on Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks website:

« Bodies and Boundaries Conference »

Saturday March 28th, 2015

The DSGO and the Arc of the Ozarks proudly present Terri Couwenhoven, M.S. author of “Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality”.  Nationally known author and certified health educator, who is also the mother of a child with Down syndrome, Terri encourages parents to be proactive and talk directly and openly to children, teens, and adults about their bodies, personal boundaries, privacy, puberty, relationships and abuse prevention.

A concurrent program about personal hygiene,boundaries, and safety for individuals with Down syndrome and will be presented by Lynn Neidigh. Lynn, has a MA in teaching, experience in developing and
delivering training.  She also is the mother of a child who is dually diagnosed with Autism and Down syndrome.

Cost: $45 per person/$70 per couple

Self-advocate ages 12-21:  Free with a paid adult

There will be NO CHILDCARE!!!

When: Saturday March 28th, 2015
9am ~ 3 pm

Arc of the Ozarks
1501 E. Pythian
Springfield, MO 65802

Snacks will be provided/Lunch on your own.
Register by March 21st.
Space is limited!

For more information on this workshop
contact DSGO by phone or email at:

Event Registration


Thanks @DSGOzarks to have drawn my attention on this conference.

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