Resources to support health and safety in transition age students with autism and developmental disabilities.
- Awareness, Education, and Counseling: Supporting Mental Health for Adults with Autism
- Hygiene in Adolescents with ASD
- Promoting Internet Safety Among Users with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Sexualtiy Education for Students with Special Needs: Dating and Appropriate Behavior
- We're Teaching Consent all Wrong
Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders: A Fun Curriculum with a Focus on Social Understanding
- This curriculum targets hygiene skills and associated social understanding concepts. Lessons include a variety of activities, games, visual supports, and self-monitoring forms.
- Introduction to Sexuality Education for Individuals Who are Deaf-Blind and Significantly Developmentally Delayed
- No More Victims: Protecting Those with Autism from Cyber Bullying, Internet Predators, and Scams
Taking Care of Myself: A Healthy Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism
- This curriculum targets topics such as hygiene, health and wellness, modesty, growth and development, and personal safety. Units include goals, activities, and examples of social narratives.
- Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality
Crisis Supports for the Autism Community
- This resource is a toolkit developed to help crisis center workers in identifying and supporting autistic texters or callers who may be in crisis.
- A Guide to Safety: Organization for Autism Research
- FLASH Curriculum (Family Life and Sexual Health) for middle and high school students with special needs from the Seattle school district and King County Washington
- Healthy Bodies for Boys: A Parent's Guide on Puberty for Boys with Disabilities
- Healthy Bodies for Girls: A Parent's Guide on Puberty for Girls with Disabilities
- Health Transition Planning and the IEP (Individual Education Program)
- My Medical
- My Med Shedule Plus
- Now that You're in High School it's Time to be More in Charge of Your Health
S.A.F.E. (Safety Awareness For Empowerment) curriculum
- These materials, produced by the University Center for Excelence in Developmenal Disabilities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, contain modules, games, and visual supports to support transition age students. Topics include personal safety, social rules, relationships, sexuality, first aid, and more.
- Sex Ed for Self-Advocates
- Sexuality Education for Students with Disabilities from the Parent Center Hub
- Sexuality in Transition Planning Annotated Bibliography
- Since You're Not a Kid Anymore it's Time to be More in Charge of Your Health
Skill-Building Curricula and Resources
- Medical and health resources for youth, families, and educators
- Ten Steps to Successful Health Care Transition
- Tools Parents Can Use: A Handbook for Parents of Teens with Disabilities (Sexuality)
- Visual Support examples to support Health & Wellness instruction from the Indiana Resource Center for Autism.
- The Wallet Card Project is a project of the Disability Independence Group, Inc and is not available in all states, but information on how to bring it to your state is provided on their website. This program provides "Wallet Cards" to teenagers or adults with disabilities to provide information to first responders on the individual's disability in the case of an emergency or if he/she is lost.
- When You're 18: You Are in Charge of Your Health
Teaching Sexual Health to Students with Disabilities
- This Transition Tenneessee webcast focuses on the importance of teaching sexual health and education to students with disabilities. Includes recommended topics to cover, strategies for addressing student needs and family concerns, and instructional resources.