“Although the issue (of sexual health) is vital for all children and youth with intellectual disabilities, it is especially important for youth transitioning from teenagers to adults as it provides them with self-care and safety skills necessary for healthy relationships in adulthood.”
TASCC provides information and tips for parents and service providers to talk about sexual development, relationships, healthy boundaries, pregnancy, birth control, STIs and sexual diversity.
TASCC provides support through our online question box and extensive collection of FAQs.
The information and web links will help you to find clinical and education resources. The packages, fact sheets, information sheets and kits will help you to talk about sexuality with your youth.
The purpose of the qualitative pilot study was to develop an understanding of the experiences of sexuality education from the perspective of adolescents with intellectual disabilities (ID). ...
Risky behaviours, like sharing syringes or unprotected sex, increase a person’s risk of developing HIV or hepatitis C. A common belief is that these behaviours are personal decisions. ...
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