Inclusive Sex and Relationship Education
“Disabled People Are Sexual Citizens Too”: Supporting Sexual Identity, Well-being, and Safety for Disabled Young People
This article outlines sexuality within disabled folks and the importance of sex education for disabled folks. It is a great article for caregivers and educators seeking to better understand the sexuality of their disabled students. Because this article is written by an author in the UK, country-specific information should be double checked.
This webpage provides a comprehensive overview and compilation of inclusive sex education for students with disabilities. The page offers disability-specific sex education resources, and it even has a section for parents and their role within sex education for their disabled students. It is an ideal resource for parents and educators alike looking to take a deeper dive into sex education for students with disabilities.
This Massachusetts Senate Bill is the most recent legislation on sex education within the state. It specifically discusses equity within sex education for disabled students. It is an essential resource for caregivers and educators so that they can understand the rights of disabled students in regard to sex education in Massachusetts.
Sexuality Education Intervention for Parents of Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Training Program
This peer-reviewed journal article discusses the effectiveness of a particular sexuality education intervention for parents. This is a bit of a complex read, and it is ideal for parents familiar with the principles of sex education for disabled children. The article was published in 2016, so date-specific information should be double checked. [citation: Clatos, K., & Asare, M. (2016). Sexuality Education Intervention for Parents of Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Training Program. American journal of health studies, 31(3), 151–162.]
This resource guide by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services offers a comprehensive overview of sex education for disabled folks, and it includes Massachusetts-specific resources on the topic. It is an ideal resource for caregivers and educators seeking more information, resources, and support for sex education for disabled students. The guide is from 2014, so date-specific information should be double checked.
This compilation of teaching tools offers an overview of access sexual health education and provides numerous free curricula and lesson examples. It’s an excellent resource for educators looking to integrate accessible sex education into their teaching.