Expertly crafted relationships and sexuality education packages for people with a disability

Looking after me is a program that uses visual resources and interactive activities to support individuals to understand bodies, enjoy healthy relationships and be safe. It is the result of long-term engagement with many organisations and individualsand where appropriate, parents, carers and service providers are encouraged to attend sessions.

All Looking after me packages include:

  • activities and visual resources to enable you to keep talking about these topics at home
  • an initial meeting with parents/carers or service providers to determine suitability and individual support needs

  

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Basic information helps develop a broad understanding of:

  • feelings and those of others
  • public and private body parts, behaviours and places
  • personal safety

 

     

     

    A more detailed exploration of the topics covered in the Standard package as well as the choice between popular topics such as puberty or sexual relationships and safer sex.

    Package supports understanding of:

    • self-esteem and individual strengths
    • feelings and those of others
    • public and private body parts, behaviours and places
    • different relationships and types of touch that are ok in each
    • what to do if someone touches your body in a way that makes you feel scared, angry, sad or confused

    plus a choice of either:

    • puberty or
    • sexual activity, sexual relationships and consent, safer sex

    Provides the most flexible and comprehensive approach available. You will receive the Customised package as well as two personally tailored sessions.

    Topic areas of the 2 sessions are negotiated at the initial meeting and may include the following:

    • healthy masturbation

    • sexual health checks

    • sexual identity and same sex relationships

    • managing periods

    • managing menopause

    • fertilisation and pregnancy

    • decisions about parenting

    • sex and the law

    • staying safe online


       

    Making a start

    Parents, carers or service providers attend an initial meeting to share information about the person’s learning style and support needs prior to selecting the most appropriate package. This meeting takes about 45 minutes. The person with a disability is not required to attend. After this meeting, choose a Looking after me package from the three options: Standard, Customised or Personalised. 

    All packages must be completed within a four month time-frame. Sessions are held for approximately one hour and can be scheduled on a weekly or fortnightly basis. All meetings and sessions are held in meeting rooms at True Relationships & Reproductive Health.

    Looking after me packages are available on the Gold Coast, in Brisbane, on the Sunshine Coast, in Toowoomba, Rockhampton, and Cairns.

    Book the initial meeting

    You can purchase your desired package by clicking on the button below. When booking is confirmed please download and complete the personal information form to bring to this meeting. True strongly advocates that the person with disability is informed and confirms their consent by signing the last page of the personal information form. Please be aware of the cancellation and rescheduling policy.

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    Important

    Education (not counselling) is provided during LAMP sessions.  LAMP is not a crisis response service or an investigative service for sexual assault. If you reasonably suspect that a child is experiencing sexual abuse contact the Police 000 or Department of Child Safety. Further, if you are an adult experiencing sexual abuse or relationship violence, (or you support an adult with disability experiencing this) call: 1800 RESPECT or visit the 1800 RESPECT website.