East Central Illinois Transition and Planning Committee (Formally Coles County Transition and Planning Committee) cordially invites you to join us for this FREE training..

The Journey to Adulthood: What Parents Need to Know (Sexuality)

(A Curriculum by the National Family Advocacy Support and Training (FAST) Project)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6-8 p.m.

Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education Board Room, 5837 Park Drive, Charleston IL

Intended Audience:

This training is for parents, caregivers and guardians of individuals age 10 yrs. and older with a mild, moderate, or severe disability.


The goal of this presentation is to provide information about the changes that puberty and adolescence bring to every child. The information is intended to help participants feel more comfortable and confident as they help their individual safely navigate this important transition from childhood to adulthood.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn basic information that can be used to help the individual with a disability understand the physical, emotional, and social changes of puberty and adolescence.
  • Learn how some disabilities impact puberty and adolescent development, and social skills.
  • Learn one or more strategies that can be used at home to explain puberty, teach a new personal care or social sill.
  • Leave with an action plan listing next steps.
  • Know where you can go for more information.

Registration Information

Deadline to register is April 10, 2018

Online: www.fmptic.org/events/trainings or Phone: 866-436-7842 Ext.3516

Registration is required. A minimum of 15 people need to be registered to ensure this presentation will be held.

**If accommodations are needed, please call two weeks prior to presentation.**

Family Matters is funded by the U.S. Department of Education with additional support from Community Support Systems. The contents of this announcement were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328M150037. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer David Emenheiser.


  • Occurred Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education Board Room

5837 Park Dr.
Charleston, IL

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