Talkabout Sex & Relationships 2 is a comprehensive toolkit for all therapists, educators and support staff who deliver sex education to people with special needs. It is intended primarily to support groupwork but activities can be easily adapted to suit the needs of individuals with varying abilities.
The resource emphasises the importance of being well informed in regards to the physical, interpersonal and emotional aspects of sex; including body awareness, consent, sexual health and guidelines for a healthy sexual relationship. It is packed with practical activities which are designed to open up discussion around sensitive issues in a fun, informative and non-judgemental way. Each activity comes with guidance for practitioners on how to prepare for and delivery the sessions.
This toolkit is the second in a two volume set, the first of which focuses on relationships. Created by Alex Kelly and Emily Dennis as part of the bestselling Talkabout series, this publication constitutes the most complete and trustworthy set of resources available for groupwork focussing on sex and relationships for people with special needs.
Topic 1: Working together
Topic 2: Body Awareness
Topic 3: Let’s talk about sex
Topic 4: Sex rules
Topic 5: Sex aware
This bestselling series teaches social, emotional and communication skills for all ages. Written by a Speech and Language Therapist with years of experience working with children and adults with social difficulties, each practical workbook provides a clear programme of activities targeted to improve social skills. The topics are divided into manageable sessions with a range of activities, worksheets and handouts, and each session is introduced with lesson objectives and guidance on how to best use the materials. Ideal for use individually or in group sessions, the resources can be photocopied and evaluation sheets and record forms are provided.
Each book contains: