Neb. course for developmentally disabled people

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A free online course is aimed at helping people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, the people who provide contracted services and support, and family members.

Lincoln-based Southeast Community College says the Together We Can! course will be offered at no charge through Dec. 31. The course was developed by Fritz & O'Hare Associates and the college through a grant from the Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities.

The course's six modules provide information on how an individual and his or her service provider can increase the individual's opportunities to live, work and participate in the community.

The people with the disabilities can take the modules with or without their service providers or family members.

Registration and more information are available from Diane Siefkes at 402-323-3386, or dsiefkes(at)southeast.edu.

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