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Philadelphia Valentine’s Day Event Focuses on Sexuality and Disability

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Disability Pride Philadelphia recently hosted a Valentine’s Day event with a focus on de-stigmatizing sexuality for people of all abilities. Click the link b…

Community Care Workers Face Barriers to Supporting Sexuality

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We know that many people with diverse abilities need support around dating, love, relationships, and sex. Much of the conversation focuses on the barriers th…

Free Sexual Health Resources from Elevatus Training

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Elevatus Training is a curriculum-based sexual health education organization in the USA. They have some great free resources on their web page. These two fre…

BBC 4 Radio Program on Cognitive Disability and Romantic Relationships

In this well-made, half-hour British Broadcasting Corporation radio investigation, different folks from the UK talk about their romantic relationships, and t…

Satire Videos From Edmonton’s Self Advocacy Federation

Edmonton’s Self-Advocacy Federation is an advocacy and support organization for adults with cognitive disabilities and their allies. Among many other activit…

Sexuality Website for People With Limited Mobility

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The website Sexuality after Spinal Cord Injury is a great resource for folks who want to be sexual and have experienced a spinal cord injury. Many of the vid…

Calgary Organization Supports People’s Right to Relationships

In these videos, people with cognitive disabilities discuss their experiences, hopes and dreams around dating, love, relationships and sex… In this one,…

Guardian Article About Disability and the Right to Love

The Guardian UK edition does a great piece about people with cognitive disabilities and sexuality. You can read it here.

Free Online Training on Supporting Relationships & Sexuality

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Wirral Mencap – a UK-based nonprofit – has developed a fantastic online training program to help support workers build their skills around supporting relatio…

BBC Videos Explore Dating With a Cognitive Disability

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These two recent videos from the BBC feature stories of people with cognitive disabilities dating. This first one is upbeat and hopeful – a story of a long-t…

Web Resource on Dating & Relationships With Disabilities

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Mencap, a UK-based nonprofit, is celebrating Sexual Health Week 2019 by calling attention to the barriers to accessing sex and relationship education faced b…

Books on Cognitive Disability and Sexuality

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Recently Real Talk teamed up with Burnaby Public Libraries to help our events have even more impact. Following our workshop, attendees got to browse through …

New Video From the Supported Loving Network

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The Supported Loving Network is a UK – based organization is dedicated to highlighting the importance of loving relationships for people with cognitive disab…

Baltimore Nightclub For Adults With Disabilities

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A nightclub in Baltimore, Maryland is making headlines for being the first of its kind in creating an inclusive environment for folks with cognitive disabi…

Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme and Sexual Services

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It’s a story that seems tailor-made for the tabloids. A new National Disability Insurance Scheme in Australia has recently replaced the previous patchwork …

RomCom Starring an Actor With Down Syndrome Hits London’s West End!

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The heroine of Ben Weatherill’s play Jellyfish is strong, witty, and lives with a cognitive disability. So does Sarah Gordy who plays her. (About t…

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