ME, my body, my friends, my life
How to teach children & young people with Down syndrome about their bodies, keeping safe, privacy, social boundaries and self help skills.
This course is over 2 days, Friday 17th & 24th May, 9.30am to 4pm
The course will cover:
How important such training is for young people with learning disabilities. Names for body parts. Privacy.
Puberty for girls, puberty for boys,
Feelings, personal hygiene, self help skills.
Touching, hugging, affection, friendships.
Safety in the community. Assertiveness. Abuse prevention
strategies. How do we become our own protector?
The signs for this topic are also covered and available in a book —SRE and Down syndrome cost £6.
A Memory stick of resources &
activities is available to buy at a cost of £10
COST: Subsidised fees £60 per
professional (£30 for a second
professional from the same
organisation)/ FREE for parents. This includes a folder of handouts. Refreshments provided but please bring own lunch.
bookings can be taken via our website http://www.downsyndromebradford.com/training/