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Mental Health at the Holidays for People with Down Syndrome and Their Families Webinar (11/30/2022)

November 2022 | Abby Rowley, LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Adult Down Syndrome Center

Abby Rowley, LCSW, presented a webinar called "Mental Health at the Holidays for People with Down Syndrome and Their Families" on November 30, 2022. The webinar was hosted by LuMind IDSC Foundation. The recording can be accessed for free at the link below after signing up for a free myDSC account. 

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Description: The winter holidays can be both a joyful and challenging time. In this webinar, we discuss ways to support the mental health of people with Down syndrome and their families. Topics discussed include: transitioning from school into the holiday break, strategies for managing emotions/stress, and coping with grief and loss around the holidays.

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