Supported Loving toolkit

Sex positive sexuality and relationships training

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People with learning disabilities have the same rights to have intimate, sexual and romantic relationships as anyone else, but often don’t have adequate support to ensure that they’re able to exercise these rights.

References

  • Bates, C (ed). (2018). Sexuality and Learning Disabilities. Pavilion
  • Reynolds, K. (2015) Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Health Educators. Jessica Kingsley
  • Thompson, D (2018). Sex, Personal Relationships and the Law for Adults with Learning Disabilities
  • A guide to decision-making in England and Wales, including the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Sexual Offences Act (2003). Pavilion

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Supported Loving toolkit

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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What is Supported Loving?

Supported Loving is a campaign set up by Choice Support to highlight the importance of good support in helping people with learning disabilities find love.

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Supported Loving network

Become a member and make Supported Loving a priority for people with learning disabilities.

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