This training is designed to assist parents and guardians of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with:

·   Acquiring and/or further developing their communication skills regarding various aspects of healthy relationship building

·    Examining potential barriers to fostering an open and safe teaching environment at home

·    Deciphering between messages their children receive regarding intimate relationships versus those who are more neuro-typical

·    Gaining knowledge and tips by information sharing with other parents and guardians and discussing a variety of scenarios which highlight privacy, personal boundaries, hygiene, mutual relationships and safety

This evening’s event will be presented by Christopher Chagnon, Minute Man Arc’s Human Rights Coordinator, Human Sexuality Educator, and Assistant Director of Community Based Day Services.  Christopher has worked for MMArc over the past 6 years and is passionate about advocating for the rights of all individuals served.

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time: 6:45 – 8:45 P.M.
Place: Minute Man Arc for Human Services
35 Forest Ridge Road  Concord, MA

 To register, R.S.V.P. by Monday, September 23rd to Michele Klein: 978-287-7900 or mklein@minutemanarc.org. Please include your phone number when responding.

It is very helpful to know how many are attending, so please sign up by the due date.

Thank you ~Gail Palm, Family Training Coordinator