Sexuality relationships education and Down syndrome

To be completed by: Fri 26 May 2017

Time: -Fri 26 May 2017 | Venue:

Course with the Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Ltd over two Fridays 26th May and 9th June, 9.20 to 2.30 both days

ME: my body, my friends, my life

Sexuality Relationships Education and Down syndrome


Date: Fridays 26th May and 9th June 2017 9.30am until 2.30pm both days

Cost: £95 per professional (£30 for second person from the same school)/£30 per parent. This includes a folder of handouts.  A memory stick of resources will be available for £7.


Venue: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH

Parking is available around the back of the building but if this is full, parking is available on the nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. If it is easier to travel by train we are only a short walk from the station. A Buffet lunch will be provided. 


The course will include:


  • How important SRE is for young people with learning disabilities. Names for  body parts. Privacy.
  • Puberty for girls, puberty for boys.
  • Feelings, personal hygiene, self help skills
  • Masturbation, touching, hugging, affection, friendships, relationships and dating.
  • Safety in the community. Assertiveness. Abuse prevention strategies. SRE in schools.



Published: 03/04/2017
Audience: Staff working with people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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