Organization For Autism Research (USA), 2019 onwards This guide is a sexuality and sex education resource written specifically for people on the autism spectrum age 15 and up. People on the autism spectrum sometimes don’t have the chance to learn about sexuality and sex in ways that work for them, so OAR created this guide as a starting point to change that. In each of the nine sections of the...
Free workshop series on Sexuality and Intellectual Disability
South Australian Council on Intellectual Disability, July 2020 Sexuality and Relationships is an essential area of learning for people with an intellectual disability. Adults with intellectual disability say they want to learn together in their own right. Parents and carers can make a big difference in small ways by improving their own knowledge and using supportive approaches. These interactive...
Documentary gives insight into risks of sexual assault among Australia’s international students
ABC NewsRadio Breakfast, First posted 27/04/2018 at 09:02:46 Half a million international students, most from Asia, are enrolled to study in Australia. It’s the country’s third largest export industry, worth $18 billion. But Australia’s reputation as a safe and sunny place to study is under threat after widespread disclosures of rape and sexual assault. Australia: Rape on Campus...
Respectful relationships education isn’t about activating a gender war
The Conversation, October 20, 2016 6.14am AEDT
It is possible to talk with children and young people about gender without activating a gender war.
There have been claims in the press that programs addressing gender-based violence present all men as “bad” and all women as “victims”.
These claims misrepresent the evidence-based prevention education program to which they refer.
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Talking to young people about sex
Talking to young people about sex can often be nerve-wracking and awkward. Learn about why it’s important to discuss sexual health, how to start the conversation, key tips to help along the way, and a range of extra resources and referrals for some additional support.
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