Online Resources to Help Talk to Teens with Disabilities about Healthy Relationships and Sexuality

From the TV show “Love on the Spectrum”

Here is a list of online resources that we put together, inspired by our recent SFCD Parent Professional workshop “How Can I Talk to My Child About Healthy Relationships and Sexuality? “on Saturday 6/12/21 presented by Tiffany Ann Cleveland.

Click here for a list of Resources from Tiffany
Elevatus offers training and a school curriculum on the topic of Sexuality, plus an excellent resources section on their website with many helpful articles.
The program is designed for use in a school, but it also has free sample lessons that parents can use. 
The program is designed for use in a school, but it also has free sample lessons that parents can use. 
A public school has made its Sexuality lesson plans for Special Education students available for free.  
The Circles Social Skills Utility™ Teaches Social Boundaries to Protect Users from Abuse The Circles Social Skills Utility™ is an innovative way to teach children that the degree of closeness they have with other people and how they touch them, depends on the kind of relationship they have with them. Simply stated, “It’s OK to hug your Mother; it’s not OK to hug the mail carrier.” 
The PEERS Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is world-renowned for providing evidence-based social skills treatment to preschoolers, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, and other socio-emotional problems. First developed at UCLA by PEERS® Clinic director, Dr. Elizabeth Laugeson, the program has expanded to locations across the United States, has been translated into over a dozen languages, and is used in over 80 countries across the globe. 
More tips for parents on how to address Sexuality Education conversations 
Huge list of resource ideas. 
And another huge list of resource ideas.
Sexuality Resources | Disability Resources & Educational Services – University of Illinois

Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Disability Resource Guide
from Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (MDDS) and Massachusetts Department of Public Health(MDPH)