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Supporting Children with IDD Who Have Experienced Trauma – Webinar July 29
July 29, 2016 At2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Information courtesy of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities
On July 29, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) will present an informative webinar about supporting children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who have experienced trauma.
Children with IDD experience abuse, neglect, institutionalization, abandonment, bullying and other types of trauma at rates much higher than the general population. However, when children with IDD exhibit challenging behaviors, the focus is often on compliance and behavior management instead of mental health treatment. Tune in to this webinar to learn about the unmet mental health needs of children who have experienced trauma, and how to provide children trauma-informed care.
Act Team Coordinator
The Fifth Freedom Network