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Wednesday, April 27 • 9:30am - 11:30am
Sexual assault prevention in intellectual and developmentally disabled (IDD) communities

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This workshop is a collaboration between two organizations that do prevention and education work around sexual assault for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). One of the presenters has a developmental disability. The workshop acknowledges and explores the unique hurdles that POC and LGBTQ+ people with disabilities face when attempting to access services. We will provide information on what IDD is, sexual development of people with IDD, power and control dynamics between caregivers and people with IDD, education as prevention and core skills on choice, consent, boundaries and privacy.

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Topic: Sexual assault prevention in intellectual and developmentally disabled (IDD) communities
Date: Apr 27, 2022 09:14 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Meeting Recording:
https://wcsap.zoom.us/rec/share/ma44NNC_hHDiXYXGYvQrNoEtuwp7ujAhZe428E3kGkS-mlkwiU1bYOqSJYSmRJvw.kdZybiIHvpsPCqrF

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Speakers
avatar for Vanya Nanda

Vanya Nanda

Sexual Assault Prevention Specialist, Harborview Abuse & Trauma Center
Vanya (She/her) is the Prevention Specialist at the Harborview Abuse & Trauma Center in Seattle, WA. She has her masters in social work and public administration from the University of Washington. Driven by her passion to end gender-based violence she has dedicated her career to organizations... Read More →
avatar for Wesley Jones

Wesley Jones

Healthy Relationships Program Manager, The Arc of King County
Wesley Jones, MSW (he/him) works at the Arc of King County in Seattle, WA where he provides relationship and sexuality education to young adults with developmental disabilities. As a transgender and autistic person himself, Wesley is particularly passionate about supporting people... Read More →



Wednesday April 27, 2022 9:30am - 11:30am PDT