Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities Workshops

Online courses to help parents/professionals talk with young or grown children with developmental disability about sexuality. This 4-module online course gives the knowledge and skills needed to understand the challenges of sexuality and developmental disability, answer questions and handle behaviors. For more information check out their website.

Healthy Bodies – Girls – Appendix

ThHB-Girlsappis appendix has storyboards and visuals that you can use in implementing the methods outlined in the toolkit. This file is not included in the printed manual. You may choose to print the entire appendix, or you may want to print a particular page or set of pictures to laminate for everyday use. You may share these pictures with others who work with or care for your child.

Healthy Bodies – A Parent’s Guide on Puberty for Girls with Disabilities

HB-GirlsPuberty is a time of change for children, and often a time of challenge for parents looking for the “right” way to talk about the upcoming changes. It can be even more of a challenge for parents of children with developmental or physical disabilities. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Disabilities has created this toolkit for girls, that provides factual information about puberty. Topics include encouraging good hygiene, appropriate behavior, and how to deal with the body changes. The toolkits also suggest ways to approach these important conversations, especially with children with disabilities.

You will also find in the Resource an Appendix to the toolkit that has storyboards and visuals to use.

Healthy Bodies – For Boys – Appendix

This apHealthy bodies boypendix has storyboards and visuals that you can use in implementing the methods outlined in the toolkit. This file is not included in the printed manual. You may choose to print the entire appendix, or  you may want to print a particular page or set of pictures to laminate for  everyday use. You may share these pictures with others who work with or care  for your child.

Healthy Bodies – A Parent’s Guide on Puberty for Boys with Disabilities

PuHealthy bodies boyberty is a time of change for children, and often a time of challenge for parents looking for the “right” way to talk about the upcoming changes. It can be even more of a challenge for parents of children with developmental or physical disabilities. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Disabilities has created this toolkit for boys, that provides factual information about puberty. Topics include encouraging good hygiene, appropriate behavior, and how to deal with the body changes. The toolkits also suggest ways to approach these important conversations, especially with children with disabilities.

You will also find in the Resource an Appendix to the toolkit that has storyboards and visuals to use.