Sexual Health Education for Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities
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Research has shown that individuals with intellectual disabilities have the desire to learn about sexual health issues and often have engaged in sexual activities. Adolescents with intellectual disabilities, like all individuals, have the right to sexual health education that provides them with the knowledge, skills, and ability to make decisions related to their own sexual health. This evidence summary highlights common myths and research evidence about providing sexual education to adolescents with intellectual disabilities. Recommendations for education programs and resources are also provided.
Messages for Parents: Five to Eight Years
Information Card, Revised 2019
This information card has been developed to support parents in their role as the primary sexual health educators of their children.
It is important that parents engage their children in sexual health discussion at an early age, beginning with teaching the proper terminology of body parts. Early introduction of the topic increases the confidence and comfort of both the parents and children to talk about sexual health at later years.SKU: 7-206
Are You Positive You’re Negative? Protect Yourself and Others. Get Tested.
Rates of adolescent pregnancy and STIs in Saskatchewan are among the highest in Canada. Adolescent pregnancy, STIs, and HIV can be prevented with proper contraception use, testing, and treatment. This poster was created to promote further awareness of the need for STI and HIV testing in Saskatchewan and to highlight the importance of contraceptive use.SKU: 7-016
Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Information
Information Card, 2021
This information card provides Saskatchewan-specific contacts for youth to access free, anonymous, and confidential sexual and reproductive health services via telephone and/or the Internet. These wallet-size cards are available to be ordered individually.SKU: 7-015