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At Down Syndrome of Louisville, we are passionate about meeting our members and families where they are. We offer monthly Family Education Workshops covering important and high interest topics to help you and your child thrive. See our 2020 Education Workshop offerings below:

Let’s Talk Behavior: Common Behavior Issues & Recommendations for Children (and adults) with Down Syndrome

Behavior is another way your child is trying to communicate. Discipline is not a bad word; it is a way to ‘Teach Your Child How to Get Their Needs Met Appropriately’. Join Dr. Jenny Kimes as she identifies common behavior issues and how to address them. 

Education Options for Students with Down Syndrome during COVID-19

Learn all about the available education options for your child during the upcoming school year, as we navigate COVID-19 together. 

Developing Responsibility & Work Ethic at Home 

A HUGE thank you to DSL Career Solution Specialists Zac Sappenfield & Brianna Heitzman for sharing their wisdom with our Tween, Teen, and Adult Age Families for our September Education Session! Watch the webinar for great tips and tricks on how to start responsibility in the home! 

Strategies for Productive Zoom Sessions & NTI

We were so happy to have Alison Amshoff M.Ed, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP from enTech to lead our October Education Series. enTECH is part of Spalding University and is one of 5 assistive technology resource centers in the state. They offer an assistive technology lending library which allows people to try and utilize technology before they purchase it, a virtual playground that can be accessed by families, and therapists and a financial assistance application for help purchasing the technology needed for your child.  

Positive Approaches to Care & Aging

Join Positive Approach to Care (PAC) founder, Teepa Snow, Beth Tesfay, PAC Leadership Team, and DSL PAC Certified Adult Education Manager, Cathy Palmer, for our webinar on Positive Approaches to Aging! Snow and Tesfay will be joining us to share their passion for enhancing the lives and relationships of those living with brain change by fostering an inclusive global community. With Q&A to follow! 

Questions or comments about our Family Education Series? Contact Carly Riggs – carlyr@dsoflou.org or 502-495-5088

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