Special Bridge offers people of every ability level the opportunity to make friends and to possibly create lasting romantic attachments.Today’s adults with developmental delays and disabilities are already using technology to communicate with the outside world, help with everyday activities, and to keep track of daily responsibilities.Heather Ferrell dances with Robert Ingham at a spring dance in Dickson, Tenn., for people with intellectual disabilities.
The people I work with span a range of abilities, but I work with people who are married, have children, hold full time jobs, and even own their own homes.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) Impact – Feature Issue on Sexuality and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities, Spring/Summer 2010, The University of Minnesota Institute on Community Integration UMN Center for Sexual Health - Our clinic promotes the sexual health of individuals, couples, and families of all backgrounds and ages by providing assessment and treatment.
We have helped thousands of people with sexual health issues.
Seeking companionship can be difficult for many adults, but for those with developmental disabilities, this can often be nearly impossible.
While most people can turn to online social groups and dating sites, there are very few resources for men and women with autism, Down Syndrome, and developmental delays.