People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have a significantly higher risk of sexual assault and exploitation. Additionally, a lack of education about one’s body and how to respect one’s own body, and that of others,can lead to other problems. Education is crucial for an independent, healthy life.
This curriculum is designed to be used with students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Parts of this curriculum may be used for pre-puberty students. This curriculum may be used every year as needed for each individual student’s needs. Parts of this curriculum is for older students.
The lessons can be taught all in one sitting, or broken up into parts. The way it is taught will be determined by your class schedule and your individual student needs. If this curriculum is being taught to an individual, or a small group go at a pace that is appropriate for the student(s).