Sexuality

Sexuality Resources: Women with Disabilities

Reproductive Health Information for Women with Disabilities, an educational module   Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)     Format             Educational Module                  CROWD’s mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Because many women with physical disabilities have not had […]

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Blind Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People (BFLAG)

Format             Advocacy Organization          The purpose of Blind Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People (BFLAG) is to improve the lives of those who are visually impaired and who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by providing a forum for the views and concerns of visually impaired persons, by providing information […]

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Sexuality Resources: Violence and Abuse

DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) Ontario   Format             Program                       DAWN works to generate knowledge, information, and skills to secure inclusion and equality of women and girls with disabilities.  Included on DAWN’s website are factsheets on Family Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Women with DisAbilities & Reproductive Rights.   Contact URL  http://dawn.thot.net/   Contact Agency       […]

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Substance Abuse Resources & Disability Issues (SARDI)

Wright State University School of Medicine Format           Brochure, Newsletter, Report, Training Materials   The SARDI Program seeks to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities, including those who are concurrently affected by substance abuse by conducting collaborative and participatory research, developing intervention approaches and training, and disseminating related information.  One of the topics […]

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The Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals (MCDPDHHI)

The Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Format:          Outreach and Training Program   MCDPDHHI meets the communication and cultural needs of deaf and hard of hearing persons in chemical dependency treatment by providing outreach, training, and materials to deaf and hard of hearing individuals, as well as service providers. Written […]

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“Sexual Activity and Heart Disease or Stroke” brochure

American Heart Association     Format             Brochure                                 This brochure addresses myths that sometimes surround sex after heart disease and stroke, and provides some general guidelines for couples resuming sex after a stroke.   Contact URL  http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4714   Contact Agency       National Center Mailing Addresses American Heart Association National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX  75231 […]

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Sexuality Resources & Programs: Spinal Cord Injury

“Lived Experiences that Impede or Facilitate Sexual Pleasure and Orgasm in People with Spinal Cord Injury” A Dissertation in Education          Mitchell Steven Tepper     Format             Dissertation   This dissertation includes a review of related literature, discusses the concept of pleasure, defines orgasm, and describes the study conducted by the author […]

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Sexuality Resources & Programs: Spina Bifida

Sexuality Webpage, copied from the publication entitled “Evidence-Based Practice in Spina Bifida: Developing a Research Agenda” edited by Gregory S. Liptak, MD, MPH, based on the conference held May 9-10, 2003 in Washington, DC. Spina Bifida Association           Format             Webpage         This webpage includes information regarding people with spina bifida and their sexuality and covers […]

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Sexuality Programs & Resources: Multiple Sclerosis

“Intimacy and Multiple Sclerosis” The Cleveland Clinic Department of Patient Education and Health Information   Format             Web Article      This article discusses various issues regarding intimacy and multiple sclerosis, including primary, secondary, and tertiary sexual effects, as well as the importance of communication with one’s partner and health care professional.   Contact URL  http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/3200/3292.asp?index=11276   […]

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Sexuality Programs & Resources: HIV/AIDS

“The Forgotten Tribe”: Persons with Disabilities and HIV/AIDS” in Development   OUTREACH online journal, July 2005 by Ambrose Murangira, the Representative of the National Council on Disability, Youth Unit, National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda The World Bank   Format             Online Article               This article states that in a tribe in Uganda, persons with […]

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