Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska Launches New Educational Series
The Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska (DSAF) (dsafnebraska.org) has recently launched its new educational series to empower parents, guardians, or supporters of individuals with Down syndrome to become strong advocates for their loved one. The sessions are free and held every third Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Rock ‘n’ Joe Coffee Bar.
The series launched on August 20 and covers various topics led by knowledgeable presenters. Upcoming educational sessions include the following:
- September 17—Down Syndrome 101 for Educators by Dawna Daily, M.Ed and Tips for the IEP Meeting (IEP 101) by Jenn Miller
- October 15—Toilet Training and the Ds Individual by Matt McNiff and Enable Savings Plans by Diane Stewart
- November 19—Advocacy and Social Inclusion by Edison McDonald and Behavior and Sleep Routines by Matt McNiff
- December 17—Tips for Successful Transitions by Sandy Peterson
DSAF invites all members and their family, friends, and guests to attend these invaluable sessions. If you’d like to learn more about the 2019 series or have ideas on future topics to be covered, contact Program Director Dawna Daily, M.Ed. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska, visit their website at dsafnebraska.org.