When: Sunday, December 4 at 4p Pacific/7p Eastern Where: Twitter using hashtag #Crip Lit (or you can follow along without a Twitter account on Twubs) For more information, visit Nicola Griffith’s #Crip Lit post.
Sexual assault and abuse of people with disabilities often goes unreported.
Below is a list of useful resources to help you to support young people with learning disabilities around issues relating to puberty, relationships and sex.
Bristol Health Promotion Resource and Information Service (formerly KRIS) – stock a wide range of teaching packs and otherwise expensive resources and materials available to lend out to organisations.
Pennsylvania ranks 16th in the nation for Americans with disabilities, with 13.9 percent of the population qualifying as disabled.
And there are 276,185 students in the state listed as receiving special-education benefits, or 15.9 percent of students.
People with disabilities may also not be given the same education about sexuality and consent that people without disabilities receive.
In addition, someone who has a developmental or intellectual disability may not have the ability to consent to sexual activity, as defined by the state laws.
When you are meeting up with somebody for a date, we suggest choosing a comfortable location that you know can accommodate your needs.
It’s a growing reality that Judith Creed Homes for Adult Independence (JCHAI) is grappling with as its adult clients become seniors, some in their late 70s.