Our Products and Workshops
Curriculum, self-study courses and live workshops/in-service to help staff, educators,
direct support pros, self-advocates and parents confidently navigate the topic of sexuality.
Curriculum & Related Products
Curriculum: Sexuality Education for People with Developmental Disabilities
A curriculum for people who need content and tools to teach sexuality classes. This 450-page, one-of-a-kind curriculum has been field-tested and praised by experts and laypeople alike. It’s cognitively accessible and designed for teams of self-advocates, staff and teachers to co-lead an inspiring and engaging sexuality class. Everything you need to teach an effective, engaging sexuality class.
Communication Supports: Boards & Cards
These boards and cards were designed by experts in the fields of sexuality education and special education to be used with our curriculum: Sexuality Education for People with Developmental Disabilities. Communication boards and cards are assistive devices designed with graphics and words to support communication and assess understanding for people with limited and/or unreliable speech.
Curriculum Slide Deck
Designed by experts in the fields of sexuality education, this slide deck was designed by the Elevatus team to go with our Sexuality Education for People with Developmental Disabilities curriculum. There is a presentation for each of the 22 lessons in the curriculum that will help guide you through the curriculum.
For Staff and Professionals: Developmental Disabilities and Sexuality 101
This 6-module, self-study course offers you a proven, nuts-and-bolts approach to discussing sexuality and responding to behaviors. You’ll come away feeling more skillful, comfortable and confident when discussing sexuality with the people you serve.
For Parents/Guardians: Talking With Your Kids: Developmental Disability and Sexuality
This 4-module, self-study course offers a proven, nuts-and-bolts approach to discussing sexuality and responding to behaviors. You’ll come away feeling more skillful, comfortable and confident when discussing sexuality with your children.
Live Workshops & In-Service Training
Three-Day Certificate Training: Become a Sexuality Educator and Trainer
A 3-Day Certificate Training for anyone who works with people with developmental disabilities and wants to lead sexuality education classes and staff/parent trainings.
Live, Online Training: Developmental Disabilities and Sexuality 101
Live, online training (via teleconference) to help increase your skill and comfort level when addressing healthy relationships and sexuality, abuse prevention, answering questions and responding to behaviors.
Live, Online Workshop Series
We offer a series of live, online workshops, typically, 90 minutes long to explore a wide range of topics related to sexuality and developmental disabilities. Our topics are determined by you, and what you tell us that you are interested in, or want to learn more about.
Pre-Recorded, Online Workshops
All of our past online workshops are also available as a pre-recorded video. Upon purchase, you will receive access to the video recording, as well as any accompanying documents.
Live Workshop: Talking With Your Kids: Developmental Disability and Sexuality
Live workshop to help parents/guardians become more comfortable when discussing sexuality with your children.
In-Service: Developmental Disabilities and Sexuality 101
This in-service training for professionals offers a proven, nuts-and-bolts approach to discussing sexuality and responding to behaviors.
In-Service: Becoming a Sexuality Educator: Leading Sexuality Education Classes
An in-service training for teams of staff and self-advocates; designed to help you become more confident teaching a sexuality class.
The training modules and curriculum that Katherine has designed set the standard for sexual education for individuals with ID/DD. They are straight forward, sensitive, humane, and with compassion.