To: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Stakeholders
From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Reducing the Risk/Increasing the Response One-Day Seminar – Reminder
Date: November 26, 2014
This a reminder that on December 3, 2014, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) will host a free one-day seminar titled “Reducing the Risk/Increasing the Response: Developing Strategies for Addressing the Sexual Abuse of Adults and Children with Intellectual Disabilities.” This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indiana Government Center South Auditorium.
Indiana Government Center South Auditorium registration:
Dr. Nora Baladerian, director of the Disability and Abuse Project, is one of the nation’s foremost experts on sexual abuse of people with disabilities and will lead the seminar. The seminar is intended for anyone working with children or adults with intellectual disabilities. It will include vital information on reducing the risk of sexual abuse of individuals with disabilities and intervention strategies to assist those working with survivors of sexual abuse. Following the lunch break, there will be a question and answer session with Dr. Baladerian. Please note that lunch will not be provided.
DDRS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following organizations who have committed themselves to reducing the risk of abuse among individuals with intellectual disabilities: Self-Advocates of Indiana, INARF, Indiana Association of Behavior Consultants and The Arc of Indiana.