Sexual Education Resources available at the Center for Disability Resources Library


To check out any of the materials listed, please contact:
Steven Wilson
Phone: 803-216-3206
Email: steve.wilson@uscmed.sc.edu

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Books
Audiovisual Resources

Books

Autistics' Guide to Dating: A Book by Autistics, for Autistics, and Those Who Love Them or Who Are In Love with Them. Emilia Murry Ramey and Jody John Ramey. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 R172a 2008
          - For people on the autism spectrum dating is so often an elusive art form, requiring the very skills--in communication, in social perception--that don't come naturally to them. This book presents strategies for overcoming social skills deficits and sensory issues, to make for relationship success.

A curriculum on sex education and social skills training for persons with developmental disabilities. Toni James-Manus and Raymond D. Newnam. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Developmental Disabilities Training Institute, Division of Continuing Education, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 53 J28c 1994

Doing what comes naturally?: Dispelling myths and fallacies about sexuality and people with developmental disabilities. Orieda Horn Anderson. Homewood, Ill.: High Tide Press, 2000. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1568 D657 2000

Doubly silenced: Sexuality, sexual abuse and people with developmental disabilities. Patricia Miles Patterson. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1991. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1570.5 .U62 1991

Entering adulthood: Coping with sexual pressures: Student workbook. Nancy Abbey and Elizabeth Raptis Picco. Santa Cruz, CA: Network Publications, 1989.
Call Number: Disabilities-FAM HQ 35 A124e 1989

The family education program. Walnut Creek, CA: Planned Parenthood: Shasta-Diablo, 199? Call Number: Disabilities-FAM HV 697 F198 199?

- This curriculum is geared towards students with developmental disabilities. The topics that are covered are social skills, sex education, male/female anatomy, emotions, and abuse.

Growing up. Joanne Barbara Koch. Evanston, IL: Parents InTouch Project, 1991.
Call Number: Disabilities-FAM WS 105.5 .F2 K7983g 1991

Guidelines for comprehensive sexuality education: Kindergarten - 12th grade. National Guidelines Task Force. New York, N.Y.: SIECUS, 1992.
Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 57.5 .A3 N277g 1992

Guidelines for health education and risk reduction activities. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, 1995.
Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WC 144 G946 1995

Just between us: A social sexual training guide for parents and professionals who have concerns for persons with retardation. Jean Parker Edwards, Thomas Elkins.1988. Call Number: Disabilitites-FAM WM 307 .S3 E26j 1988

LifeFacts (kit): Sexuality. Santa Monica, CA: James Stanfield & Co., 1990. 54 study prints (laminated, b&w), 56 slides (b&w), 1 curriculum guide
Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 53 L7221 1990

- Curriculum materials for teaching human sexuality to adolescents and adults with mild developmental and learning disabilities. Covers human growth and development, sexual behavior and feelings, reproductive health, and relationships.

The quest for excellence. Robert A. Hatcher. Tiger, Ga.: Bridging the Gap Foundation, 1993. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM HQ 35 Q5 1993

Sex education for persons with disabilities that hinder learning: A teacher's guide. Winifred Kempton. Santa Monica, CA: James Stanfield Pub. Co., 1988. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 56 K32s 1988

Sexual etiquette 101 and more. Robert A. Hatcher. Decatur, GA: Bridging the Gap Communications, 1995. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM HQ 35 S3612 1995

- Developing a code of sexual behavior can keep us from getting hurt, and also helps us avoid hurting others.--Introd. Antioch students wanted to create a sexually safe and comfortable environment for the college's entire student body and staff. With courage, strength, and devotion, Antioch College has implemented a simple policy that can be adopted by anyone. The Antioch policy focuses on sexual safety and violence. It requires specific open communication between two people. Not only is this an empowering program for colleges and universities; if adopted nationwide, date rape and sexual assault could be greatly diminished if not eliminated.--Back cover

Sexuality: Health facts. Lucas Stang and Kathleen R. Miner. Santa Cruz, Calif.: ETR Associates, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 57.5 .A3 S785s 1994

Sexuality: Your sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities. Karin Melberg Schwier and Dave Hingsburger. Paul H. Brookes Pub., 2000.
Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 105.5 S4 S415s 2000

Sexuality and people with intellectual disability. 2nd ed. Lydia Fegan and Anne Rauch. Baltimore, MD: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1993.
Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 30.5 F295s 1993

Sexuality and the mentally retarded: A clinical and therapeutic guidebook. Rosalyn Kramer Monat. San Diego: College-Hill Press, 1982.
Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4601 M66s 1982

Shared feelings: A parent guide to sexuality education for children, adolescents, and adults who have a mental handicap. Diane Maksym. North York, Ont., Canada: G. Allan Roeher Institute, 1990. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM HQ 57.2 M235 1990

Socialization & sex education: The Life horizons curriculum module. Geraldine Rodriguez Rouse, Carol Pence Birch. Santa Barbara, Calif.: James Stanfield Co., 1991. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 54.4 R863s 1991

STARS: Skills training for assertiveness, relationship-building and sexual awareness. 3rd ed. Susan Heighway, Susan Kidd Webster, Marsha Shaw. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 54.3 H465s 1992

STD prevention: Health facts. Lucas Stang and Kathleen R. Miner. Santa Cruz, Calif.: ETR Associates, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WC 144 S785s 1994

Understanding & expressing sexuality: Responsible choices for individuals with developmental disabilities. Rosalyn Kramer Monat-Haller. Baltimore, Md.: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 54.3 M736u 1992

Women first: Breast health for women with developmental disabilities. . Women first: Breast health for women with developmental disabilities. Call Number: Disabilitites-FAM WP 815 A667w 2004

- This handbook was created to help self-advocates learn basic breast health information. It covers issues related to breast self exams, breast cancer, regular visits to health care providers, and staying healthy in general.

 

Audiovisual Resources

Baby think it over (video): Some decisions last a life time. Geoffrey T. Williams. U.S.: Baby Think It Over, Inc., 1996. (14 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WS 462 B115 1996

- Rick and Mary Jormain, creators of "Baby Think it Over", a computerized baby doll, explain how helpful their invention is in showing teens the full impact of a baby in their life. A true reality check for teenagers that teaches them responsibility.

Becoming DateSmart (video). Special education ed. Santa Barbara, CA: James Stanfield Co., 1998. (6 video cassettes)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 801 B398 1998 v.1 (pts. 1, 2, & 3)

Circles (video) Safer ways. Marklyn P. Champagne, Leslie Walker-Hirsch. James Stanfield Publishing, 1988. (6 video cassettes)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 503.6 C578 1988

- Parts I and IA: Communicable diseases and casual contact -- Parts II and III : Sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS and intimate contacts -- Optional explicit introduction to Part II -- The Circles paradigm: An overview of the Circles model for teaching appropriate social/sexual behaviors. Booklet entitled: Understanding HIV infection and AIDS.

Considering condoms (video). National Education Association Health Information Network. Washington, D.C.: National Education Association, Health Information Network, 1992. (14 min, 46 sec) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WJ 710 C755 1992

- Teenagers discuss the problems and risks associated with premarital and unprotected sex. The varieties and proper use of condoms are demonstrated.

Contraceptive choices (video). Milner-Fenwick. Baltimore, Md.: Milner-Fenwick, Inc., 1992. (16 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WP 640 C764 1992

- Presents discussion of prescription and non-prescription methods of birth control including the advantages, disadvantages, effectiveness, and adverse effects of each.

Family planning (video): Nuts and bolts. 1995. (6 hrs)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 763.5 F198 1995

- This two-part video captures the first STEPS Statewide Conference held April 27-28, 1995. Each presentation is three hours long, and the total six hours are full of facts and activities. Information on contraception, STDs and their prevention, and clinical procedures are included.

The GYN exam (video): An illustrated introduction to the gynecological examination. James Stanfield & Company. Santa Barbara, Calif. 1991. (20 min)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV WP 141 G9972 1991

- Designed to introduce young women to a variety of procedures collectively known as the GYN or pelvic exam. Also features breast examination and teaches self-examination.

HIV/AIDS (video): The family planning connection. Indiana Family Health Council, Inc. (21 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 503.6 H6761 1990

- Encourages AIDS and STD education while providing family planning services. Through four vignettes, information is provided on reducing risks (including a promotion of abstinence), effects of alcohol and drugs on sexual decision-making, who is at risk, forms of safer sex, correct use of condoms (demonstrating with the use of anatomical models), and HIV testing and results.

Intimacy at risk (video): Sexually transmitted diseases. Bloomington, Ill.: Meridian Education Corp., 1991. (13 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 140 I612 1991

Let's talk about health (video): What every woman should know. Arc of New Jersey Mainstreaming Medical Care. North Brunswick, N.J.: Arc of New Jersey, 1994. (30 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WA 309 L649 1994

- Tells that it is important that women have regular gynecologic examinations; shows a gynecologic examination, demonstrates how to do a self-breast examination, and shows a mammogram being done. Intended to promote health awareness for women with developmental disabilities.

Let's talk about STD (video): Testing for young women. Santa, Cruz, CA: ETR Associates, 1992. (12 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 140 L649 1992

- A teen cast motivates sexually active young women to get regular pelvic exams and pap smears and emphasizes the importance of regular testing for STD.

Life horizons I (slide): The physiological and emotional aspects of being male and female. Winifred Kempton. Santa Monica, Calif.: James Stanfield & Co., 1988. (428 slides) Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54 L7221 1988

- A teaching program on sex education designed for persons of all intellectual levels who have problems in learning. Could be used with the developmentally, intellectually, emotionally, and mentally disabled. Could also be helpful to the physically disabled, such as hearing impaired.

Life horizons II (slide): The moral, social and legal aspects of sexuality. Winifred Kempton. Santa Monica, Calif.: James Stanfield & Co., 1988. (547 slides)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54 L722 1988

- A teaching program on sex education designed for persons of all intellectual levels who have problems in learning. Could be used with the developmentally, intellectually, emotionally, and mentally disabled. Could also be helpful to the physically disabled, such as hearing impaired.

Menstruation (video): Understanding your body. Houston, Tex.: American Medical Communications, 1993. (30 min)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV WP 550 M5482 1993

- Provides clear, concise answers to the health issues facing every woman at every age, and is designed to empower through self-examination, self-assessment, and education.

Person to person (video). Silver Springs, MD: American Film & Video, 1991. (52 min)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54.3 P467 1991

- Offers effective ways to teach sexuality education to persons with developmental disabilities

Playing it safe (video). Projects In Knowledge, Inc. Seattle, Wash.: G.D. Searle & Co., 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 140 P723 1992

- Dramatization of the need for women to know what sexually transmitted diseases are and how to prevent getting them. Stresses the importance of using condoms.

Reality female condom (video). Johns Hopkins University, Center for Communication Programs, School of Hygiene and Public Health. Chicago: Female Health Division, Wisconsin Pharmacal Co., 1994. (2 videocassettes; 10 min, 6:40 min)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 144 R288 1994

- Program designed to counsel women on the correct use of the first female condom in order to protect them from STDs and to prevent pregnancy. Several women talk about using the device and discuss insertion technique and other sexual habits. Instructions on how to insert on pt.2.

SAFE, stopping AIDS through functional education. Judith Hylton, in association with the Portland Metropolitan Task Force on HIV/AIDS Prevention for MR/DD.
Portland, Or.: Oregon Health Sciences University, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, University Affiliated Program, 1990. Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 503.6 H996s 1990

- A curriculum and instructional materials on preventing HIV/AIDS, for people who have developmental disabilities or other learning problems. Accompanied by 2 VHS videocassettes and 27 slides. AIDS prevention handouts in pocket.

Sexuality and children with disabilities (video). Minneapolis, MN : PACER Center, Inc., 1989. (58 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54.3 S518 1989

- A presentation given during a workshop for parents of children with disabilities, October 24, 1988.

Sexuality education for persons with severe developmental disabilities (slide). Beverly Brekke. Santa Monica, CA: James Stanfield & Co., c1988. (327 slides)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 54 B835s 1988

- Subtitle of teacher's guide: Seven teaching slide programs.
Contents pt. 1. Pts. of the body, female -- pt. 2. Pts. of the body, male -- pt. 3. Social behavior, male -- pt. 4. Social behavior, female -- pt. 5. Menstruation --pts. 6. Med. exam., female -- pt. 7. Med. exam., male.

Sexually transmitted diseases (video): The keys to prevention. NBC News "Today" medical correspondent, Holly Atkinson. Houston, Tex.: American Medical Communications, 1993. (37 min) Call Number: Disabilities-AV WC 140 S5188 1993

- Covers transmission, prevention, and recognition of sexually transmitted infections. Reviews STDs such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and syphilis as well at the latest on AIDs detection and treatment.

Take charge (video): Managing your sexual health. Churchill Media; presented by Seattle Public Schools & the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Chicago, IL: SVE & Churchill Media, 1995. (29 min, 3 sec)
Call Number: Disabilities-AV HQ 35 T136 1995

- Provides young people with information about the pros and cons, risks and consequences of becoming sexually active. Discusses all areas of sexual health. Covers abstinence as a healthy option. Shows the ease of a physical exam in a clinic.


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