Supported Loving toolkit

Supporting relationships

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Supported Loving is all about equipping staff to support people to enjoy close and intimate relationships.


Boyfriends & Girlfriends: A Guide to Dating for People with Disabilities

Terri Couwenhoven book written expressly for teens and adults with learning disabilities explains the do's and don'ts of dating. Buy it here

Relationships Decoded - Developing healthy and safe relationships

A curriculum from Relationships Decoded in USA designed to teach people with learning disabilities and autistic people how to develop healthy and safe relationships while also giving them information about sexual abuse and coercion. The curriculum supports the use of evidence based practices

All about relationships - An easy read guide

A easy-read guide to relationships for people with learning disabilities from People First Merseyside

Tips for coping when someone ends a relationship

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Choosing my friends and relationships

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Tips for finishing a relationship

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Would Like to Meet (2014 Film)

A powerful short film made by Gloucestershire Voices (now Inclusion Gloucestershire)

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Easy Read Guide to Relationships - Healthy Suffolk

Created by Healthy Suffolk see this easy read guide on healthy and unhealthy relationships

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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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What Is Supported Loving

What is Supported Loving?

For some people finding love is often more than just chemistry – it can come down to getting the right support

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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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