August 26, 2016

In line with the Family Planning Association (FPA), Brook, the Sex Education Forum and other sexual healthcare providers we believe that sex and relationships education (SRE) should be a statutory subject for children and young people of all ages at primary and secondary schools. We also want to see it taught in a deaf-friendly way.

Our research revealed that deaf pupils are not being given the level of information and education required by the Nation...

August 24, 2016

 Don't forget it is Sexual Health

Week from 12th - 18th September!

Although some young deaf people learn about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) at school, this training isn't consistent and is often just biological, which means infections may not even be discussed.

In 2015, there were more than 435,000 STI diagnoses in England, and rates across the UK remain high compared to other countries in western Europe.

The Family Planning Association (FPA) ha...

March 31, 2015

The school curriculum, sexual consent, PHSE and Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) has been much in the news lately, debated by MPs and the media.  So it is very timely, that the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) and Deafax have published their report called “No sign of support”, which brings together the results of a survey of over 100 deaf young people, with output from workshop sessions, and other research papers.  It looks at young deaf people...

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