1491 W. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711 | p/ 559.228.0411



Scholarships are available!
Program Location: Down Syndrome Association of Central California: 1491 W Shaw Avenue Fresno CA 93711


*The cost of this workshop includes light refreshments and all handout materials.  Class size is limited. Registrations accepted on a first come, first serve basis.


About the Presenter: Terri Couwenhoven MS is a Certified Sex Educator who specializes in designing and implementing sexuality programs and materials for people with intellectual disabilities, families and professionals. Her puberty workshops help families learn together in a comfortable, safe, and fun environment. Concrete teaching methods (videos, slides, pictures, games, activities) are used to improve comprehension and help parents become more comfortable and confident helping their children understand body changes, self- care, and appropriate social behaviour. For more information visit www.terricouwenhoven.com

Workshop for Parents, Educators & Professionals: The years leading up to and into pubescence can create anxiety for many families as their child’s development forces the realization and inevitability of adulthood. Content for this workshop was developed based on survey data from families enrolling in parent/child puberty workshops (with kids ages 9-15) and focuses on the common questions and concerns identified by parents. This is an adults only workshop.

Workshop for Boys: This two-hour workshop is designed for parents and their sons ages 11-14. After attending, boys will be able to: Describe the physical and emotional changes that happen to boys during puberty Identify social and safety rules related to private body parts

Workshop for Girls: This program is designed for mothers and/or other significant female adults and their daughters ages 10-14. After attending the workshop participants will be able to: Describe the physical and emotional changes girls experience during puberty Use feminine hygiene products correctly Identify social and safety rules related to private body parts


Send payment and registration to: Down Syndrome Association of Central California
1491 W Shaw Avenue Fresno, CA 93711. Or email to info@dsacc.org, 559.228.0411
Directions: From HWY41, exit Shaw heading west (towards HWY99), at the corner of Delno & Shaw avenue on the south side of Shaw. Just past the Fruit intersection. Look for the bus stop right in front of our windows. From HWY99: Exit Shaw heading east. Parking is available behind the building.

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