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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Supporting Healthy Sexuality for Your Loved One with Down Syndrome Webinar Recording (6/15/2022)

June 2022 | Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L - North Carolina Down Syndrome Virtual Speaker Series

On June 15, 2022, the North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance hosted a webinar called "Supporting Healthy Sexuality for Your Loved One with Down Syndrome" presented by Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L, of the Adult Down Syndrome Center. She discussed the importance of sexuality education, what topics to address, and how to talk about the topics. She also shared resources. 

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Additional resources can be found in the Puberty, Sexual Health, and Relationships section of our library. 

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