Sexuality and Relationship Resources

Webinar: Autistic, LGBTIQA+ and Proud – This webinar could be of value to young people with autism, who are forming their own sense of identity and building their own support networks. Features Dr. Wenn Lawson, Jeanette Purkis, Christian Tsoutsouvas and Shadia Ibrahim.

The everyday experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people living with disability – Report by William Leonard Dr. Rosemary Mann (July 2018).

Article – Contraception for adolescents with disabilities: taking control of periods, cycles and conditions – 2018

Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability – The Centre for Children and Young People (CCYP) at Southern Cross University has released research results into what makes young people (16 to 30) feel safe in their communities. The young people identified social inclusion as being just as important as physical access.

Unprotected, overprotected- Meeting the needs of young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of sexual exploitation UK 2015 – This UK-wide research study was commissioned by Comic Relief and addresses a significant gap in current understanding of the sexual exploitation of children and young people with learning disabilities.

Practice Guide – Supporting professionals to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of sexual exploitation UK 2015 – The aim of this practice guide is to provide professionals with learning from an exploratory research study addressing the needs of children and young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of, child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Differing Abilities – Lessons plans for teaching students of differing ability about human sexuality.