SEXUALITY EDUCATION WEB SITES:
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1. SIECUS http://www.siecus.org/

SIECUS is a national, non-profit organization that affirms that sexuality is a natural and healthy part disseminates information and promotes comprehensive education about sexuality and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sex choices.

2. Planned Parenthood http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Planned Parenthood is an organization that provides information on the issues of abstinence, safe sex, AIDS, STD’s, etc.. This organization provides accurate information that effects teens and their life styles.

3. American Social Health Association http://www.sunsite.unc.edu/ASHA

The mission of ASHA is to stop sexually transmitted diseases. This web site provides a variety of materials from brochures to help hotline numbers. This site is in English and Spanish.

Implications for Deaf Education

Within the realm of health education there are few curriculum guides and local organizations to direct teachers in the right direction. In Deaf Ed out students may not receive sexuality at home. It becomes our choice to teach what they need to now about sexuality or to wait for someone else to do so. The best place to begin the search for curriculum guides and training is national organizations. Here are a few sites that offer information, training, teacher guides, and suggestions.