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Provides information about helping people express their sexual needs, explains differences between the male and female anatomy and ways to develop and maintain intimate relationships. We not only want to provide information in this area, but in the interest of full community inclusion, show examples of people with disabilities who are dating, in long term relationships or are married.
Features curricula and programs designed to foster safe and self-determined self-expression and to minimize the dangers of exploitation and abuse.

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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
22 Things a Woman Must Know If She Loves a Man with Asperger's Syndrome
This book gives women tips about having a good relationship with a man who has Asperger Syndrome (AS). The author is a person who has AS.
22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Know
This book is about Asperger's syndrome from a woman's perspective. It contains things she would want her partner to know.
A Girls' Guide to Growing Up: Choices and Changes in the Tween Years
This is a book for young girls with disabilities. It will help them learn about changes in their bodies and feelings as they grow up.
A Training Manual for Direct Care Staff
A book to help DSPs better understand the sexual behavior of the people they support.
About Masturbation For Females (revised version)
This easy-to-read book teaches women about masturbation.
All About Sex
These are easy-to-read fact sheets about sex.
Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work
This book is about what it's like to be married to a person who has Asperger's Syndrome.
Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency
This powerful book puts the choice of sexuality in individual's hands. The author explains how that is different than traditional way of leaving it with staff, teachers, doctors, or parents.
An Asperger Marriage
This book is about a married couple in which one person has Asperger's syndrome.
Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships
The author of this book is married to a man with Asperger's syndrome. In it she explains what that's like for her.
Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood
This book is about sexuality and people with Asperger's Syndrome.
Autism - Asperger's and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond
A book written by a husband and wife with Asperger's Syndrome. In the book they give advice about sex and relationships for teens and young adults with autism.
Autistics' Guide to Dating: A Book By Autistics, For Autistics and Those Who Love Them or Who Are in Love with Them [Paperback]
This book is co-written by a husband and wife who both have autism. In the book they reflect on their personal experiences and give advice on relationships.
Being a Healthy Woman
This book is about staying healthy. It is easy to read for women with intellectual disabilities.
Being a Healthy Woman Factsheets
These are easy to read fact sheets about being a healthy woman.
Born on the Wrong Planet
This book is the life story of a woman who has autism.
Caring Relationships: Helping People with Mental Impairments Understand God's Gift of Sexuality
This guidebook addresses questions of sexuality/relationships and people with ID/DDs from a Christian perspective. It is written to caregivers and friends of people with ID/DDs.
Connecting With Your Asperger Partner Negotiating the Maze of Intimacy
This book deals with intimate relationships when one person has Asperger Syndrome and the other does not.
Cripple Poetics: A Love Story
This book is a collection of correspondence between two artists who have disabilities and are in love. This collection follows as their love and attraction unfolds. The book includes sensual photographs, as well as words.
Disability & the Art of Kissing: Questions and Answers on the True Nature of Intimacy
This is a book about sex, and is written mostly for people with spinal cord injuries.
Doing What Comes Naturally? Dispelling Myths and Fallacies about Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities
A book about helping people understand the sexuality of people with disabilities
Educating Youth with Developmental Disabilities
This web-based article has some pointers on setting up a sexual education program for youth.
Ethical Dilemmas: Sexuality and Developmental Disability
This book addresses the critical issues of sexuality in people with developmental disabilities.
Every body needs to know
This is a curriculum about sexuality. It is for teaching self-advocates.
Falling in Love (From the "Books Beyond Words" series)
This book uses a story with drawings to explain what it is like to be in an intimate relationship. It is easy to understand and can be read together with a helper.
Feeling Good About Yourself: A Guide for People Working with People Who Have Disabilities or Low Self-Esteem
This book has information and activities on self-esteem, social skills, sexuality, decision making, assertiveness, and preventing victimization.
Finger Tips: A guide for teaching about female masturbation
This book and video set is aimed at teaching women with developmental disabilities about masturbation.
Friendships, Feelings & Futures: Relating to Myself and Others
This is a sexuality education training guide suitable for people with or without disabilities.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group
This book explains a support group that met in Connecticut around the year 2000. It was the first of its kind.
Growing Up on the Spectrum: A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger's
This book is about the concerns of, and for adolescents and young adults who are on the autism spectrum.
Hand Made Love: A guide For Teaching About Male Masturbation
This book and video set discusses privacy, pleasure and the realities of sharing living spaces with others.
Healthy Relationships and Safe Sex: Tips for Self-Advocates
A handbook that helps self-advocates learn how to have healthy relationships and be safe if they are sexually active. It was written by a self-advocate to help others.
I Contact: Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities
This is a book about how to support each and every person's sexuality.
Impact: Feature Issue on Sexuality and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities
This newsletter talks about what it means to support sexuality as a part of life for people with disabilities. It has some articles about policy and research, and others that tell the stories of real people. You can download as a PDF for free.
In This Sign
The highly acclaimed novel tells the story of a Deaf couple whose love and courage enable them to survive and thrive in the hearing world.
Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health: A Curriculum for Teaching Adolescents/Adults with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Challenges
This book offers a guide for teaching adolescents and adults with autism about sex and sexuality.
Just Say Know!
This book explores the victimization of people with disabilities and help reduce the risk of sexual abuse.
Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships
This book talks about many aspects of family and community life for people who are lesbian, including one chapter particularly for individuals with disabilities.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans
This is an easy to read book about being a gay person with an intellectual disability.
Let's Talk Relationships: Activities for Exploring Love, Sex, Friendship and Family With Young People 2nd Edition
This book has activities to teach young people about relationships.
Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults
This book is written by a woman who has Asperger's Syndrome. In the book she gives ideas on how to handle daily life activities.
Life Cycle: How We Grow and Change Curriculum
This curriculum helps people who have intellectual disabilities learn about the stages of human development. There is a DVD and an extensive curriculum.
Like Color to the Blind
This book tells the true story of two people with autism who fall in love and got married. There are a few twists in this story.
Living Well on the Spectrum
This book has ideas for people on the autism spectrum to improve the quality of their lives.
Love, Sex and Long-Term Relationships: What People with Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want
This book is about sex and people who have Asperger Syndrome.
Love, Sex, and Disability: The Pleasures of Care
This book is about relationships between people with and without disabilities.
Lovers Lame
This book tells the story of two people who have disabilities and are in a relationship. It is not a true story.
Loving Each Other Safely (From the "Books Beyond Words" series)
This book uses a story with drawings to explain relationships and safe sex. It is easy to understand and can be read together with a helper.
Loving Mr. Spock: Understanding a Lover with Asperger's Syndrome
This book is written by a woman who fell in love with a man who has Asperger's Syndrome.
Loving the Tasmanian Devil - Reflections on Marriage and Asperger Syndrome
The author of this book is married to a person with Asperger's syndrome, and also has three "aspie" sons.
Making Sense of Sex A Forthright Guide to Puberty, Sex and Relationships for People with Asperger's Syndrome
This book is about sexuality and people with Asperger's Syndrome.
Mike's Crush
This book has lessons for youth with Asperger's syndrome about relationships and boundaries. There is also a version for families.
My Pregnancy My Choice
This book explains what it feels like to be pregnant, and to have a baby. It is written for self-advocates.
People with Disabilities and Sexual Assault
This is a fact sheet about sexual assault and people with disabilities.
pleasure ABLE Sexual Device Manual for Persons with Disabilities
This manual explains devices that people with physical disabilities can use when having sex. It was created by occupational therapists.
PleasureABLE
This online booklet answers some questions about sex and people who have physical disabilities. It also provides some suggestions for adaptive equipment, toys, and positions that will work for many body types and levels of physical movement.
Positive Choices: Healthy Relationships, Sexuality, and Safe Boundaries for Secondary Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
This training program is about relationships, safety, and sexuality. It is for people with intellectual disabilities.
PossAbilities
This is training material to help people of all abilities create relationships and make safe, responsible choices about sexuality. There are both training manuals and PowerPoint slides available for sale.
Promoting sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities
This book is about creating programs on sexual and reproductive health that are inclusive of people with disabilities.
Promotion Of Healthy Relationships and Sexuality for Individuals with Disabilities
This fact sheet is about people with disabilities and sexuality.
Puberty Information for Parents
These are two page fact sheets that give parents of adolescents with disabilities information and advice about puberty. There are separate sheets for parents of boys and of girls, and both can be downloaded as PDF files.
Quality in Practice - Intimacy/Dating/Marriage
This fact sheet helps DSPs and agencies think about how to best support people in having romantic relationships
Relationships Skills: A photo resource
These cards and booklet help people learn about relationships.
S.T.A.R.S.: Skills Training for Assertiveness, Relationship-Building, and Sexual Awareness
A book for teaching youth and adults with disabilities about positive sexual relationships and ways to prevent sexual abuse.
Self Before Sex–Perspectives on Support, Self-Esteem and Sexuality
This book chapter is written from a parent point-of-view, with invited contributions from five adults who have Down syndrome. It appears in Dr. Sig Pueschel's book, "Adults with Down Syndrome."
Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum
This book is written by a psychologist. She is also a woman who is gay and has Asperger's Syndrome.
Sexual health for People with Intellectual Disability
This article is about sexual feelings and people with intellectual disability.
Sexuality and Cerebral Palsy
This book is written for people who have cerebral palsy, but is good for all people to read. The entire book is available online.
Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities Curriculum
This curriculum is used for teaching sexuality education to adults with developmental disabilities. There are 20 lesson plans with handouts and teaching tools, as well as a manual for setting up sexuality education classes.
Sexuality and Disability Webliography
This PDF lists resources to help meet the sex education needs of individuals with all types of disabilities.
Sexuality and Disability: A Guide for Parents
This booklet is to help parents talk to their children about sex, sexuality and people with disabilities.
Sexuality and Fertility Issues in Ill Health and Disability From Early Adolescence to Adulthood
This book is about sexuality and fertility issues for people with disabilities.
Sexuality and Learning Disabilities
This handbook is about sexuality and people who have intellectual disabilities. It is written for both parents and professionals.
Sexuality and Relationships in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities: Standing in My Shoes
This book gives an international view on sexuality and people with disabilities.
Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Health Educators
This book gives information on teaching sexuality to people with severe autism. It is written to parents.
Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
A set of lessons about sexuality. It is designed for self-advocates and staff to teach as a team.
Sexuality Education of Children and Adolescents With Developmental Disabilities
This product is a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics about sexuality and adolescents with disabilities.
Sexuality: Your Sons and Daughters with Intellectual Disabilities
This warm and supportive book is designed to help parents build their children's self-esteem and educate them about sexuality and safety. It is available in PDF format or as a CD.
Susan's Growing Up (From the "Books Beyond Words" series)
This book uses a story with drawings to explain what it is like for a young woman to have her first period. It is easy to understand and can be read together with a helper.
Taking Care: Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities
This book is about mothers with disabilities.
Talk About Sex
This illustrated "minibook" is intended for young people aged 16-24, and covers a wide range of sex and sexuality issues. It is not designed for youth with disabilities but the language is easy to understand. You can download a copy for free.
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome About Their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
This book is about teaching children, teens and young adults who have intellectual disabilities about healthy sexuality. It is written for parents, teachers, professionals and support people.
The Aspie Girl's Guide to Being Safe with Men The Unwritten Safety Rules No-one is Telling You
This book has advice about staying safe around men.
The Boy's Guide to Growing Up Choices & Changes during Puberty
This book explains puberty using easy to read text with drawings.
The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
This is a book written by a woman with cerebral palsy who gave birth to two children. It is a comprehensive guide for women with all types of disabilities, on all aspects of pregnancy and birth.
The Ethics of Touch: Establishing and Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries in Service to People with Developmental Disabilities
This curriculum is for those who provide direct care to people with developmental disabilities. It includes a DVD and workbook.
The experiences and support needs of people with intellectual disabilities who identify as LGBT: A review of the literature
This article summarizes the findings from 37 different research studies. The authors lay out themes and draw conclusions.
The Facts of Life...and More
This book gives social workers, teachers, and direct support professionals a lot of information on how to teach people with disabilities about sexuality.
The Guide to Dating for Teenagers with Asperger Syndrome
This book is a conversation starter about dating. It can be read with a teacher or a parent.
The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
This book is about a man with Asperger Syndrome who wants to make his marriage a better one.
The Partner's Guide to Asperger Syndrome
This book is about being in a relationship with a person who has Asperger Syndrome.
The Riot! The Best of Relationships & Romance
The Riot! is a newsletter for self-advocates. This edition brings together the best articles on relationships and romance from its first ten years.
The Story of Beautiful Girl
A book that tells a love story about a woman with a developmental disability and a man who is deaf. The story begins in the late 1960s and continues for forty years.
The Story of Beautiful Girl
This fictional story begins with two people with disabilities who fall in love and have a baby. Though they become separated, the book imagines these three characters through the rest of their lives.
The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability For All of Us Who Live With Disabilities, Chronic Pain & Illness
This is a self-help book about sex for the many people who have disabilities, live with pain, or who are often sick.
Under Cover Dick: A Guide For Teaching About Condom Use Through Video and Understanding
This training tells why condoms are important and shows how to put one on. There is a booklet and a video.
Understanding & Expressing Sexuality: Responsible Choices for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Published in 1992 and no longer in print, this is nevertheless one of the authoritative works on sexuality and people with developmental disabilities.
WE CAN Stop Abuse: A Sexual Abuse Prevention Curriculum for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
This eight-session, interactive curriculum teaches sexual abuse prevention skills to people who have developmental disabilities. It includes a DVD.
What’s A Leg Got To Do With It?: Black, Female and Disabled in America
This scholarly paper is about being a Black female with a disability.
When Love Conquers All
This ABC news story is about a couple with Down syndrome who decided to take the plunge and get married.
Where is the Mango Princess?
This is a story about the author's husband's brain injury and the subsequent fallout. Crimmins tackles the life-wrenching drama of witnessing her husband's near death and ensuing rebirth as a very different person.
Women Be Healthy: A curriculum for women with intellectual and developmental disabilities
This 22-hour curriculum is useful in teaching women how to avoid breast and cervical cancer. It can be downloaded for free as PDF files.
Women with Disabilities: Health, Reproduction and Sexuality
This article is about the health, and health needs of women with disabilities from around the world.
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
10+ ADD Relationship Tools for Lasting Love
This online article gives people with ADD ideas to help build strong and healthy love relationships.
A Boy's Guide to Growing Up (DVD set)
This DVD helps boys who have intellectual disabilities learn about puberty.
A National Conversation on Healthy Relationships series on CD
A set of CDs about people with disabilities and relationships.
A Special Outing Parts 1 and 2
These online videos are about a support group for people with intellectual disabilities who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning.
Adam
This is a Hollywood film about a relationship between a young man with Asperger syndrome and the woman of his dreams.
Australian Story: Tough Love
This 30 minute TV news story tells about a couple with Down syndrome who decide to get married and have children. The film covers their parents opposition. You can watch online for free.
Beautiful
A short film about the challenges two people with disabilities face when their relationship is displayed in public.
Best Interest
This film tells a love story between two people who have disabilities. The story gets tricky because parents object to it. You can watch it online for free.
Boyfriend/Girlfriend
This DVD and workbook teaches self-advocates how to start and keep a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship.
Brooklyn Love Tales
This short movie is about three married couples. All of the people have intellectual and developmental disabilities. You can watch it online for free.
Can We Get Married?
This is a BBC documentary about Emma and Ben, who each have Down syndrome. They have been living together for six years and are thinking about getting married.
Come As You Are
A store that includes sex toys and other resources especially for people with disabilities.
Desires Reborn [Kindle Edition]
This Kindle book is about sex and adults with disabilities. Some parts may be for adults only.
Disability and Sexuality: Exploring the Intimacy Option
This DVD is about sexuality and people with physical disabilities.
Doin' It: Sex, Disability, & Videotape
The Empowered Fe Fe's is a group of young women with disabilities from Chicago. They created a film about being a teenager and having a disability.
Don't Look Past My Disabled Body-love it
This blog entry is about relationship issues and people who have disabilities. It is written by a woman who has disabilities.
Dream Lover
This movie is about Seth, a shy man with developmental disabilities. He lives in a group home with Linda, a woman he loves from afar.
Every body needs to know
This is a curriculum about sexuality. It is for teaching self-advocates.
Every Body: Glamour, Dateability, Sexuality & Disability
This online presentation about sexuality is delivered by a person with a physical disability. Danielle Sheypuk is a clinical psychologist and wheelchair user.
Finger Tips: A guide for teaching about female masturbation
This book and video set is aimed at teaching women with developmental disabilities about masturbation.
For Dorian
This short film is about a father who worries about his son, a young man with Down syndrome who is discovering his sexuality.
Friendship
This DVD and workbook helps self-advocates learn the difference between types of relationships. It also highlights the importance of having friends.
Guest Room
This short film is about a young woman with Down syndrome who becomes pregnant.
Hand Made Love: A guide For Teaching About Male Masturbation
This book and video set discusses privacy, pleasure and the realities of sharing living spaces with others.
Hot Topics Module: Relationships after Traumatic Brain Injury
This Hot Topic Module consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their partners enjoy meaningful and fulfilling relationships.
Human Reproduction and Childbirth DVD
This DVD is about the human reproduction system and giving birth.
Intellectual Disability & Sexual Expression: Implication for Staff
This CD is about teaching people with intellectual disabilities about sexuality.
Intellectual Disability and Sexual Expression: Understanding and Protecting Needs, Knowledge, and Rights
This CD proposes a person-centered approach to teaching people about sex.
Intellectual Disability and Sexuality
This web page has information that would be helpful to families, DSPs, and the general public.
Intellectual Disability and Sexuality: Sexual Expression of People with Intellectual Disability
This website has many short articles, and anyone can leave a comment.
Jason's Private World
This DVD teaches about sexuality from a male perspective.
John and Michael
This film is an animated love story about two men with Down Syndrome. It explores the themes of love, loss and healing. You can watch the entire 10 minute film online.
Kabal i hjerter (Hearts)
This film from Norway is a love story about a couple with Down syndrome and a best friend who also has Down syndrome. This film has won many awards around the world.
Kylie's Private World
This animated DVD teaches about female sexuality.
Life Cycle: How We Grow and Change Curriculum
This curriculum helps people who have intellectual disabilities learn about the stages of human development. There is a DVD and an extensive curriculum.
Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown
A film telling the true story about the married life between two people who both have developmental disabilities.
Live Safe: Preventing HIV/AIDS For Women with Intellectual Disabilities DVD
This DVD teaches people about AIDS.
Living Proof: The Right to Live in the Community
This 20-minute film shows people with disabilities who live in Zagreb, Croatia. They have moved out of institutions and now lead lives in the community. Subtitles in English.
Loose contact
A film about a slowly developing intimacy between two shy people with developmental disabilities (Filmed in German with English subtitles).
Love and Kisses DVD
This DVD teaches about relationships. It has actors who have disabilities and uses some humor.
Love Limits
This documentary film is an exploration of two people's individual stories and their life together. Though very different in age and background, they share the same disability.
Love Rolls On: Disability and Marriage
This is the web site of Megan and Barton Cutter. Married since 2004, Barton has a disability and Megan does not.
Love Saves the Day: Surviving your Wedding
An article about wedding planning for people with disabilities.
Microtraining DVDs (for therapists)
These DVDs teach therapists the best ways to help people who have disabilities. Topics include cultural diversity, sexuality, and disability etiquette.
Monica & David
A film about the marriage of two adults with Down syndrome and their families.
More Disabled Women are Having Children
This article talks about women with disabilities having babies.
Moving on
This DVD shares five stories about people with disabilities. The stories are about relationships and sexuality.
Mozart and the Whale
A fictional film about a love story between two individuals with Asperger's syndrome.
Mr. Blue Sky
A love story about a woman with Down syndrome and a man without a disability.
Mythconceptions about Sexuality and the Disabled
This DVD expalins things people do not understand about disability and sex.
No! How!!
A video to increase awareness regarding the sexual victimization of people with disabilities.
Office Hours With Dr. Jim. Online Dating: Revealing a Disability
This article gives ideas on how and when to tell someone that you have a disability. It is written for people who find new relationships online.
Otto: Love, Lust and Las Vegas
This movie tells the story of Otto, a young adult with Down Syndrome. His dream is to have a girlfriend.
PossAbilities
This is training material to help people of all abilities create relationships and make safe, responsible choices about sexuality. There are both training manuals and PowerPoint slides available for sale.
Push Girls Reality TV Show
This TV show is about five women who have physical disabilities. It airs on the Sundance Channel and you can purchase episodes through itunes.
Reflections on Sterilization
This is a blog post that encourages parents to think carefully before sterilizing their son or daughter with disabilities.
Rolling Around in My Head
The personal blog of David Hingsburger, an author and leader in the field of disability for over 30 years. David lives in Toronto, Canada
Scarlet Road
This film is about how sex workers can help people with disabilities. The producer of the film is also available to consult.
Secondary Conditions of Spinal Cord Injury: Health Education Video Series
A video series on health issues for people with spinal cord injury.
Sex and Disability
This online article gives advice on discussing disability while on a date.
Sexual Bill of Rights
This YouTube video presents a Sexual Bill of Rights for people with developmental disabilities. It was written, and is presented by a group of self-advocates.
Sexuality
This DVD and workbook teaches self-advocates about sex and relationships using real life scenarios.
Sexuality & Disability (Canadian Federation for Sexual Health)
This set of web pages talk about sexuality and people with disabilities.
Sexuality & Relationship Support for People With an Intellectual Disability:Policy to Practice
This Powerpoint presentation describes how service systems must support people with intellectual disabilities in expressing their sexuality. It is from a conference in Australia.
Sexuality and Disability (sponsored by the Canadian Federation for Sexual Health)
This website has basic information about sexuality and people with disabilities.
Sexuality and Persons with Disabilities
This web page provides sexuality information for the parents of children, youth and young adults.
Sexually Speaking
This DVD and workbook helps self-advocates understand what sexual consent means.
Sheri & Paul
A short film about a couple who share their thoughts on love and marriage. Both people have disabilities.
Strong Love
A film about the life of two people who decide to get married. Both were born with Down syndrome and one of them is a World-class weight lifter
Succeeding through Autism DVD: A Video Presentation by Sean Barron
Sean Barron is a man who has autism and works as a journalist. In this DVD, he tells his story.
Supporting the Sexual and Social Development of Individuals with Intellectual Disability
This webinar is about teaching sexuality to people with intellectual disabilities.
Susan's Sex Support Site
This is a website with information about sexuality and sex and people with disabilities. It includes information useful to both self-advocates, and to their allies.
Teach Me
This CD has a song about the sexual abuse of a person with a developmental disability
The New Guide to Relationships and Sex DVD
This DVD is for young people who have intellectual disabilities.
The Relationship Series
This is an DVD-based curriculum on relationships for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
Toward Intimacy: Women with Disabilities
This movie explains sexuality through the eyes of four women with disabilities.
TrueTube: Disability - Love & Disability
This short video is about Alex and Sarah, a couple in a relationship. Sarah has a disability called cystic fibrosis, Alex does not have a disability.
Under Cover Dick: A Guide For Teaching About Condom Use Through Video and Understanding
This training tells why condoms are important and shows how to put one on. There is a booklet and a video.
Untold Desires
This film gives a strong and clear message that the sexuality of people with disabilities is as diverse as that of everyone else. It can be purchased as a DVD.
WE CAN Stop Abuse: A Sexual Abuse Prevention Curriculum for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
This eight-session, interactive curriculum teaches sexual abuse prevention skills to people who have developmental disabilities. It includes a DVD.
We're Growing Up! DVD
This 12-minute DVD explains puberty.
We're Just Around the Corner
This DVD is about puberty and people with disabilities.
When Bill met Shelley: No disability could keep them apart
This news article is about a couple named Bill and Shelley. It explains their marriage and how it came to be. There is also a 4 minute video.
Women with Chronic Physical Disabilities are no Less Likely to Bear Children
This web-based article from May of 2013 is about pregnancy rates among women with disabilities.
Yolk
This short film is about a 15-year-old girl with Down syndrome and her interest in sex.
You, Your Body & Sex
This DVD is about relationships and sexuality. The ideas are easy to understand.
Organizations, Programs, and Projects
Center for Disability Information and Referral
This Center is a primary source of quality information on disability for residents of Indiana.
Disabled Dating- Dating4Disabled.com
This Online community offers blogs, forums, dating and more. It offers a fun way to make new friends, and find a partner for life. Membership is free and non-committal.
Domestic Violence Services Program
This program helps people with disabilities who are being abused.
Microtraining DVDs (for therapists)
These DVDs teach therapists the best ways to help people who have disabilities. Topics include cultural diversity, sexuality, and disability etiquette.
Scarlet Road
This film is about how sex workers can help people with disabilities. The producer of the film is also available to consult.
Sexuality and Disability Consortium
This group teaches people about sexuality and disability. They are located in Chicago, Illinois.
Wellness and Disability Initiative
This program offers health and wellness information for individuals with disabilities.
Online Forums
Disabled Dating- Dating4Disabled.com
This Online community offers blogs, forums, dating and more. It offers a fun way to make new friends, and find a partner for life. Membership is free and non-committal.
Love Rolls On: Disability and Marriage
This is the web site of Megan and Barton Cutter. Married since 2004, Barton has a disability and Megan does not.
Other
Dr. Stanley Ducharme, Ph.D.
Dr. Ducharme is a consultant specializing in person-centered supports. He provides useful support about persons with physical disabilities and in many other areas.
Glyde Condom Demonstration Model
This is a wooden model of a penis to teach condom use.
The experiences and support needs of people with intellectual disabilities who identify as LGBT: A review of the literature
This article summarizes the findings from 37 different research studies. The authors lay out themes and draw conclusions.


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