3D anatomically correct models enabling young people to develop relationships that bring them acceptance, love and pleasure.

SRE and Learning Disability – resources

Picture Yourself 1 (the original):

By Hilary Dixon and Ann Craft, illustrations by David Gifford

To help students explore aspects of personal, social and sex education. 192 line drawings and photographs on CD on the themes of: growing up – public and private – making relationships – being private.

Picture Yourself 2:

By Hilary Dixon, illustrations by David Gifford.

To help students explore aspects of personal, social and sex education. 192 line drawings on CD on the themes of: me as an individual – relationships with others – puberty, menstruation and wet dreams – sexual health – pregnancy, birth and parenting – same-gender relationships.

Periods: a practical guide:

Book and CD to provide women and girls who have a learning disability with a practical visual guide to sanitary protection during their period. With photographs and images educators can show a woman how to deal with her periods. The language used is designed to be accessible to a person with a learning disability. It includes a copy of ‘I change my pad’

I change my pad:

Photographs, one per page, illustrate the times when a woman should change her pad; how to remove and throw away a soiled pad; how to put a fresh pad in place; with a reminder to wash hands. This 32page booklet in A7 size, complements Periods: a practical guide and is designed to be taken away by the students and kept in her purse or bag for reference.

Condom cards:

Produced by Me-and-Us with 11 line drawings by David Gifford

11 cards measuring 99mm x 105mm, showing how to use a condom, together with a guidance card.

For use by educators of people with learning disabilities or limited reading skills.

The reverse side of each card has a sequence number and simple caption explaining the picture.

Songs for Your Body

This tried and tested resource contains a CD of twelve songs written and sung by Edwin Humphries. Edwin is a musician and mental health nurse. With the assistance of a comprehensive book of notes, these songs help someone with a learning disability remember a range of personal health issues from washing themselves, to disclosing abuse, to checking themselves for testicular cancer and going for a smear test.