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Dating FAQs

June 2018 | Terri Couwenhoven, MS - Sexuality Educator and Clinic Coordinator

In the document linked below, Terri Couwenhoven shares answers to frequently asked questions about dating. Terri is the author of several books including Teaching Children with Down Syndrome About Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality: A Guide for Parents and Professionals and Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities. 

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