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Tools for Engaging the Community to Support the Sexual Health of Youth with IDD: The SHEIDD Project

Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST


  Tools for Engaging the Community to Support the Sexual Health of Youth with IDD: The SHEIDD Project



Resources discussed during webinar: 

Building Meaningful Community Partnerships
Collaborative Approaches
SHEIDD Preliminary Resource List
Sorting Matrix Top 100 Partners Exercise
Top 100 Partners Exercise
SHEIDD Webinar Slides

The Multnomah County SHEIDD website provides information about the SHEIDD project, links to the needs assessment report, and a short video about SHEIDD: 
https://multco.us/school/sexual-health-youth-developmental-disabilities

Content Overview:

The Sexual Health Equity for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (SHEIDD) Project, led by Multnomah County Health Department in Portland, Oregon, uses human-centered design and popular education methods to develop resources to improve the sexual health of people with IDD. This webinar will explore participatory learning activities used to engage the community to address the needs of youth with IDD and those who support them. 


At this presentation participants will: 
• Learn strategies that build community partnerships to promote sexual health education and support for young people experiencing IDD in their communities 
• Review the results of the SHEIDD project community needs assessment where we learned from young people with IDD and support people about how to better meet the sexual health education needs of young people and the training needs of support teams. 
• Learn methods of putting the results of the community needs assessment into practice. 


Speaker:
Presenter: Lindsay Sauvé, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University