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Parent Network, OUN have 'the conversation'


Fri, May 6th 2016 11:25 am

The Parent Network of WNY and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara will host a free workshop titled "Sexuality ... Having the Conversation," on Wednesday, May 11. Participants will understand the importance of early and ongoing discussion about sexuality and appropriate social behaviors for individuals with disabilities. Tips will be provided to encourage a more comfortable conversation.

The class is of interest to parents/guardians of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, professionals and teachers. The free class will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, 1555 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Town of Niagara. To register, call toll-free 716-332-4170 or 1-866-277-4762, email [email protected], or visit http://parentnetworkwny.org/workshops-and-events/events-calendar/event:05-11-2016-6-00pm-sexuality-having-the-conversation/.

A minimum of five attendees is required to hold the workshop so pre-registering is essential.

Sponsors include Parent Network of WNY, Starbridge, the Collaboration for Autism Support & Education and Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.

Parent Network of WNY is a not-for-profit agency that provides education and resources for families of individuals with special needs and professionals. It also provides one-on-one support and education through resources, workshops and support groups to assist families of individuals with disabilities understand disability and navigate the support service system.

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