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?

For people with learning disabilities finding love is often more than just chemistry – it can come down to getting the right support from your staff.

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Supported Loving network

Supported Loving is not a formal membership organisation. Anyone can take part, it is free.

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