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Human Trafficking: Transition Age Youth with Disabilities

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff, Parents, Community Partners, General Public | Topic: Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Human Trafficking: Transition Age Youth with Disabilities
On-Demand format

Colorado Department of Education Aired March 5, 2019
Presented by Shelia Edwards, Frederika Theus, Jennifer Ward, and Sara Weller


  1. Introduction to Human Trafficking
    1. What is Trafficking?
    2. General risk factors and vulnerabilities for students
    3. Potential signs of trafficking
  2. Additional Factors for Students with Disabilities
    1. Intellectual and developmental disabilities
    2. Mental Health - Dual diagnosis mental health & intellectual
    3. Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  3. Assisting potential victims of trafficking
    1. Trauma informed intervention
    2. Available Resources
  4. Teaching Transition Age Youth with Disabilities About Human Trafficking
    1. Unlock Freedom curriculum
    2. Human Rights curriculum

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Contact Information

Katie Oliver or Cindy Petersen
oliver_k@cde.state.co.us or petersen_c@cde.state.co.us

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