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Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities – PACDD

December 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talking About Sex is Hard – Parents of Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities: Support and Information Workshop

Meeting for parents and caregivers of those with a developmental disability. Hosted by Parents of Adult Children at PHP

Talking about sex is hard! But with a few simple strategies and a little bit of practice, it is possible to talk to your kids about sexuality with more comfort and confidence. We’ll address common questions that parents have about talking with their kids about sexuality such as:

  • How do I know what’s appropriate to teach and when?
  • Am I supposed to bring this up? And how?
  • How do I respond when my child asks me questions?
  • Will talking with my child about sexuality make them more likely to have sex?

We’ll also define healthy sexuality and discuss the role of sexuality education in protecting your children from sexual abuse and assault. I’ll also offer a number of resources to support you, your child’s most important teacher, in knowing where to find medically-accurate, accessible information when you need it.

Bring your questions, your fears, and be ready to have fun as we tackle “the Talk” (which is actually a lifetime of small talks!).

“Sexuality” with Shaunna Vince Farabaugh, Somatic Sex Education

Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities – PACDD

Looking for a support group knowledgeable about Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities?

Come connect with other parents, sibling supporters, and caregivers at the Parents of Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities (PACDD) Support and Information Workshop.  We welcome discussion of any and all topics of interest to the group.  Join us to share and learn from others who have adults with disabilities in their lives!

Who should attend? Parents and caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities. Adult siblings are also welcome to attend.

Connect and Communicate

We meet monthly on the 3rd Monday for a daytime meeting from 11am -12:30pm at PHP.  For more information, see the PHP Calendar.


December 16, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Parents Helping Parents
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Parents Helping Parents
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San Jose, CA 95126
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