Sexuality and Socialization
Lanterman Regional Center offers several options for sexuality and socialization training. Please note: All of the sexuality and socialization training require a referral from your service coordinator. Contact your service coordinator to register.
Abilities is a sexual abuse and exploitation risk-reduction program for adults with developmental disabilities.
The Get Safe program is a personal safety program for people with developmental disabilities.
Male Reproductive Health and Self-Advocacy (RHSA) Program is an advocacy-based training program for males with developmental disabilities. The three-session training is taught by a health educator, and includes topics such as basic anatomy, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, the importance of male health exams, and using self-advocacy to communicate with your doctor.
Lanterman and Get Safe present Reproductive Health and Self-Advocacy Program for Lanterman male and female clients with special needs 15 years and up. Topics covered include body basics, safe sex, and doctor visits and exams. The parent orientation is on June 6, 2019 and the program begins on June 13, 2019.
RHSA is a peer-advocacy-based training program for women with developmental disabilities. The three-session training is lead by a health educator trained female client, and includes topics such as: basic anatomy, menstruation, menopause, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, the importance of women’s health exams, and using self-advocacy to communicate with your doctor.