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Supporting Kids with Special Needs

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Beban Park Recreation Centre

2300 Bowen Road

Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7

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Supporting Kids with Special Needs

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How to advocate for kids with special needs

Instructor – Cynthia Lockrey

www.learnpatientadvocacy.com

Raising a child with special needs can be challenging,

rewarding, frustrating and isolating. As a mother and

advocate living this journey, I will share some practical tips

to help participants be their child’s voice.

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn

advocacy skills to help them:

• Get clear on their child’s diagnosis and needs

• Access support at school

• Prepare for an IEP meeting

• Navigate the medical system

• Deal with roadblocks

• Learn the importance of building a community of

support

Sexual Health Education for Children in K-7

with Special Needs Instructor – Kerri Isham www.powerupworkshops.ca

Calling all early childhood educators, (foster) parents/ teachers of children in K-Grade 7, social workers, grandparents raising grandchildren and ANYONE who works with or cares for children. In this workshop you will learn about...

• What is sexuality?

• Why teach sexual health education early?

• Why teach sexual health education to children with special needs?

• Why children with special needs are at greater risks of sexual abuse?

• Other risk factors

• What children need to know and when?

• Why we need to be proactive rather than reactive? • Modifying sexuality topics

• Delivery methods

• Resources, books, Apps, etc

• Know when to take a break

• Be their child’s voice or megaphone

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Beban Park Recreation Centre

2300 Bowen Road

Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7

Canada

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