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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…

Disability Insurance & Sexual Services

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A woman receiving funding from Australia’s new National Disability Insurance Scheme successfully sued in court to have her sex therapy covered.

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…

New Adaptive Tech for Masturbation

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A Taiwanese company has designed a body-stimulating masturbation suit for folks with limited mobility. Time will tell if it’s a good design, but it’s encoura…

“Queer enough to know what I want; disabled enough to be ignored”

Yolanda Vargas is a proud Latinx disabled woman who is Queer/Bi/Pansexual. In this article, she discusses the ways she feels her queer sexuality is…

The Supported Loving Network has a brand new toolkit for you to check out.

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities with issues around sex and relationships…

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