- Identify the need for effective relationship, sexuality expression, and sex education programming for adolescents with IDD based on current literature.
- Examine the role of occupational therapy in facilitating the development of healthy dating behaviors for adolescents with IDD.
- Apply components of a best practice approach to facilitate the development of appropriate dating behaviors for adolescents with IDD.
What interventions within the scope of occupational therapy will lead to appropriate dating behaviors in adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?
Buch, OTS, Lauren; Dennin, OTS, Kelly; Fife, OTS, Chelsea; Mee, OTS, Eileen; and Herge, E. Adel, "Ready for Relationships: Promoting Appropriate Dating Behaviors in Adolescents & Young Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities" (2020). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 92.