Down Syndrome Education: Digital Workshops, Webinars & Trainings
At Down Syndrome of Louisville, we are passionate about meeting our members and families where they are. We offer monthly Family Education Workshops covering important and high-interest topics to help you and your child thrive. We also, record and share these resources so that anyone can benefit from them. Be sure to check the local calendar for live workshops, and check out all of our recorded sessions below.
Check our Calendar to see upcoming sessions.
Regression In Teens and Adults with Down syndrome
Dr. Jenny Kimes and DSL parents discuss regression, catatonia, and other topics together. If you have questions about this session, don’t hesitate to email JennyK@dsoflou.org
Teresa Unnerstall and Charlotte Gray from the Down Syndrome- Autism Connection joined us for a Question and Answer session.
The Career Solutions Team teaches us the importance of chores in the household early on to foster independence needed in the workplace later.
Educational Advocacy & IEPs
- Session 1: Susan Teaford, DSL School Age Manager, walks us through the IEP and gives tips on how to ensure your child’s success.
- Session 2: Rhonda Logsdon, Executive Director with KY Spin presents effective strategies for a successful IEP.
Toilet Training Session
Dr. Jenny Kimes Shares Tips & Tricks for toilet training success.
Dr. Jenny Kimes and behavior therapist Melissa Trent talk to parents about behavior strategies- specifically, some new behaviors brought on by the pandemic.
David Sprowl, Family Advocacy Programs Manager with the Arc of Indiana shared the services provided by the Indiana Medicaid Developmental Waivers and how to apply for these services.
Julie Derringer, Principal Case Manager with Seven Counties, shared about the services provided by the Kentucky Medicaid Waiver and how to apply for the waiver.
Aging and Down syndrome: Positive Approach to Care (PAC)
Teepa Snow, a renowned specialist on dementia care and creator of Positive Approach to Care joined us to talk about how we can best care for our aging members with dementia.
All DSL recorded Education Sessions
Check out all of our recorded Educational Sessions on our YouTube Playlist “Educational Sessions”