MODDC hosts online discussions with autism self-advocate and educator J.R. Reed

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Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) invites self-advocates of developmental disabilities, advocates and anyone interested in learning more to online discussions with autism self-advocate J.R. Reed at 3 p.m. CT Monday, May 16 and 3 p.m. CT Monday, May 23. This is a two-part “Learning with MODDC” Zoom webinar series. J.R. Reed is also a cognitive…

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National leader in sexual health advocacy headlines Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Katherine McLaughlin, M.Ed., hosts online discussions about the importance of sexual self-advocacy People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are disproportionately impacted by all forms of abuse, including sexual assault. According to the U.S. Justice Department, the rate of serious violent crime (rape or sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault) for persons with disabilities is…

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