You, Your Body, Growing up, Relationships & Sex ~ the DVD
You, Your Body, Growing Up, Relationships and Sex is our new (2019) comprehensive resource for children and young people with learning disabilities/ Special Educational Needs. Complete with detailed lesson plans - which you receive via email
It is based on 3 older titles You, Your Body and sex, Jason's Private World and Kylie's Private World but it is new, more comprehensive and updated for 2019
In a an easy to use format and developed over the last two years, this new resource covers an extensive range of up to date topics including;
Social Media and being Safe Online
Keisha and Joshua explain about going online and using social media, using Facebook and the dangers of ‘fake mates’ is illustrated and explained. They also explain about dangers of sexting and what to do if you receive picture requests.
Growing Up and the Changes from Childhood to Adulthood
This video explains and illustrates male and female body changes as they happened to Keisha and Joshua. We all have different bodies and they change at different times.
Periods and Sanitary Protection
This video begins with Keisha explaining about her first period. Privacy and getting help for any worries or concerns is emphasised. She explains about tampons and sanitary towels and how to use them.
Self Examination and Privacy
This section is divided into two videos, one about female self-examination and one about male self-examination. In these videos Joshua and Keisha explain about the importance of self-examination and illustrate how to examine yourself. Privacy and getting help for any worries or concerns is emphasised.
Keisha explains about how women go through the menopause at different ages and with different symptoms. The importance of getting help and knowing of the different effects of menopause is explained.
This section has two videos, one about male masturbation and one about female masturbation. It may be best to watch the videos in single sex viewing groups.
In the male video Joshua explains about being private and where to go to get help if you are worried about masturbation. In the female video Keisha explains about being private and where to go to get help if you are worried about masturbation.
Keeping Clean and Personal Hygiene
In this video Keisha and Joshua explain about how to keep clean, showering, using soap correctly and drying carefully afterwards. Privacy and getting help for any worries or concerns is emphasised.
Relationships, Love and Affection
Keisha and Joshua explain about different types of relationships and introduce their friends George and Albie, who are a gay couple, and Emily and Mia who are a lesbian couple. The importance of respect and affection in relationships is highlighted. Consent is emphasised.
Loneliness and Feelings
This video focusses on loneliness and feelings. Joshua and Keisha explain about how, in the past, they felt lonely and that when they felt very lonely they talked to someone. Crushes, especially during teenage years, are explained and the importance of ‘being real’ and not having sex with strangers is emphasised.
In this video Joshua and Keisha explain about first dates and how when they first started going out they would kiss, cuddle and touch each other. They explain how they first got to know and trust each other before they became more intimate. Consent and privacy are highlighted throughout.
This video is about safer sex and how to use contraception. Keisha and Joshua explain that they only have sex when they both want to. They emphasise privacy and are shown in their bedroom. Joshua puts on a condom and they are shown having sex. The importance of trust, love and affection in relationships is explained.
Consent and saying 'No'
Keisha and Joshua explain about unwanted sexual advances and consent. The importance of saying ‘no’ and seeking help is emphasised. There are a number of consent scenes, each shows a person (male or female) being approached and saying no. The age of consent and the importance of saying no are emphasised throughout.
The importance of saying ‘no’ and of understanding when someone else says ‘no’ is illustrated and explained. Seeking help is emphasised.
Sex and Attitudes
This video is about different attitudes towards sex. Keisha and Joshua explain that sex can be a very important part of a relationship and that other people will be concerned that you are safe. The age of consent it explained and the possible consequences of under-age sex.
The difference between when sex is good and when sex is bad is explained. Consent and understanding ‘no’ is illustrated in a public setting. They explain about getting help, talking to someone you trust.
Pregnancy and Birth
This video is about pregnancy and birth. Keisha and Joshua explain what pregnancy is and that it is best to wait until you are ready to have a baby. Consent is illustrated and Keisha and Joshua are then shown in their bedroom having sex. A simple animation then shows a foetus developing into a baby before Keisha goes with Joshua go to the hospital to give birth. Finally they are shown at home looking after their new baby. The importance of consent and trust in relationships is emphasised.