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Please note only webinars are recorded; the archive is generally available on the website the following day.

Beginning February 2021, the webinar archive will exclusively be a member benefit. 

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Improving Supports and Systems to Promote Gender and Sexual Self-Determination

Contact Name:   Monica Graziosi

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Event Type: Webinar

Date: August 11, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm (EST)

Oscar Hughes, MEd, Boston University
Pauline Bosma, Rainbow Support Groups

In this webinar, the presenters will describe the strengths, struggles, and desired supports of 20 LGBTQ+ adults with I/DD who participated in a collaborative interview project. The webinar will include information on how family members and disability professionals can better support gender and sexual expression for LGBTQ+ people with I/DD and how organizations and agencies can create policies and training that promote gender and sexual self-determination. The presenters are Pauline Bosma, the founder and coordinator of the Rainbow Support Groups of MA, and Oscar E. Hughes, a trans special education teacher and PhD student. Visit the Rainbow Support Group website to learn more about their work supporting LGBTQ+ adults with I/DD.

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This webinar is complimentary for members; non members $10

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