Sex & Relationship Conversation Cards


It is often assumed that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are not only incapable of having sexual relationships but also not interested in doing so. This is simply not true – people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have the same wants and needs when it comes to sex and relationships as nondisabled people.

The Sex & Relationship Conversation Cards, produced by CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership, help support staff and people receiving services to initiate conversations about sex and relationships. Through interactive card games, people receiving services can learn about sex and relationships, along with the array of rights and responsibilities involved, as well as supports that can help people along the way.
The Sex & Relationship Cards focus on three categories: Topics, Rights and Responsibilities, and Supports, with 18 topic areas covered in each category. The Facilitator's Guide shares 11 different card game options with instructions, helping participants play together through interactive activities to learn about sex and relationships, along with associated rights, responsibilities, and supports. The card games can be used to initiate conversation, with the Facilitator's Guide offering detailed information about each topic.
Topics describes each topic, including its definition where applicable, and important features about the subject matter and what it means.
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIESThis category includes a listing of people’s rights and responsibilities related to the topic, which are considered to be the most critical and relevant to people.
SUPPORTSThis category shares ideas, approaches, and skills that can be used by supporters to assist people with sex and relationships, based on current trends in expectations of supporters and educators.
CQL Sex and Relationships Cards Sample


    1. Relationship Types
    2. Friendship
    3. Romance and Flirting
    4. Dating
    5. Anatomy and Reproduction
    6. Gender Roles and Gender Identity
    7. LGBTQIA
    8. Masturbation
    9. Sex
    10. Consent
    11. Safe Sex and STIs
    12. Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Safety
    13. Rape
    14. Communication
    15. Privacy
    16. Respect
    17. Disagreements with Guardians or Staff
    18. Social Media and Online Safety

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Dimensions 11.75 × 10.75 × 2.25 in

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