These informative and fun classes are geared towards people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Classes are usually short in duration (1 1/2 to 2 hours) and the registration fee is reduced for participants. Support providers and family members are encouraged attend and participate in these classes with the people they support.
Registration Fee: $5 per person, unless stated otherwise. Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and support providers/family members are encouraged to attend together. SEPTEMBER 11 CLASS IS CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT Instructor: Molly Linn-Miller, MS, ATR …
Registration Fee: $5 per person, unless stated otherwise. Individuals with disabilities and support providers/family members are encouraged to attend together.
Agencies and individuals will be charged the full registration fee for no-shows and late cancellations. The registration fee will be waived for cancellations made 24 hours or more prior to the start of the training. Substitutions are accepted. Training and Consultation will charge a 15% admin fee for more than 2 training cancellations per month per agency.
If you have questions or problems related to registering for trainings, email the Training and Consultation program or call 608-265-9440 ext 440.
Simply Diabetes: Teaching Consumers How to Handle the Reality of Diabetes
Presented by Waisman WIN
Community Training and Consultation currently does not offer this class on a regular basis. Contact Training and Consultation to discuss training options for individuals or agencies.
Do you know a consumer who is at high risk for diabetes or has diabetes? This is a diabetes class modified for consumers which utilizes many hands-on activities, music, food tasting, and pictures to assist in learning.
Each consumer will need to be accompanied by a support provider/family member who can assist with the class activities. If a person has a glucometer, strips and lancet pen, these items should also be brought to the training.
The course includes:
- What is diabetes
- Ways to prevent diabetes
- Choosing healthy food
- Using a glucometer
- High and low blood sugars and what to do about them
- Taking diabetes medications
- Diabetes dangers: ways to prevent complications
WIN classes provide a realistic, practical perspective by nurses who understand.