Supported Loving toolkit

Sexual violence

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This toolkit page is about sexual violence and how sexual violence can affect people with learning disabilities and autistic people.


Easy Read Self Help Guide for people who have experienced sexual abuse

Available here from SARSAS (Bristol)

Easy Read Guide to Sexual Consent

Available from Change and SARSAS (Bristol)


Respond is a national charity providing therapy and specialist support services to people with learning disabilities, autism or both who have experienced abuse, violence, or trauma.

Rape Crisis England & Wales

Rape Crisis England & Wales is the umbrella body for a network of independent Rape Crisis Centres. All their member centres provide specialist support and services for victims and survivors of sexual violence.

Ann Craft Trust

Expert advice about safeguarding adults and young people at risk.

Easy Read Self Help Guide for people who have experienced sexual abuse

Produced by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership (DASVP) - available here

Cambridgeshire DASVP are happy to send Word versions out if you want to add your own details, as long as you credit Cambridgeshire DASVP. Please contact:

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Supported Loving toolkit

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with issues surrounding sexuality and relationships.

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

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