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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MODDC hosts Q&A webinar for $150,000 Sexuality Education Project May 4

The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) has approved $150,000 to fund a three-year sexuality education project for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). MODDC is currently seeking a partner to implement a comprehensive sexuality education training for self-advocates and advocates. The MODDC will host a question and answer webinar about the project and application…

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Learning with MODDC – Giving and Getting Consent

National expert and acclaimed educator in sexual health, Katherine McLaughlin, M.Ed., hosts online discussions about the importance of sexual self-advocacy during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Register Here – Seats are Limited!

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MODDC reimagines sexuality education for people with developmental disabilities with a $150,000 funding opportunity

Sexual Education Training - Notice of Funding Available

The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) has approved $150,000 to fund a three-year sexuality education project for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). MODDC is currently seeking a partner to implement a comprehensive sexuality education training for self-advocates and advocates. The deadline for project applications is 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, June 8. “The Council…

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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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