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  • Sexual Health Education for Young People with Disabilities

    Research and Resources for Parents/Guardians: In recent years, important changes in public policies and attitudes have resulted in improved opportunities for people with physical and intellectual disabilities. Unfortunately, societal attitudes have changed less in regard to sexuality and disability. Even today, many people do not acknowledge that most people experience sexual feelings, needs, and desires, […] Read More »
  • ACTION ALERT #2: LGBT Sexual Violence (English and Spanish)

    The SAASH Action Alerts are updates to the 2012 SAASH Call to Action Resource Document located under Publications . Please distribute as a hard or e-copy to individuals, groups, etc. Please click here for a copy of the document: SAASH Action Alert2 LGBTSexual Violence July2016 Eng and Esp Read More »
  • ACTION ALERT #1: Sexual Violence (English and Spanish)

    The SAASH Action Alerts are updates to the 2012 SAASH Call to Action Resource Document located under Publications. Please distribute as a hard or e-copy to individuals, groups, etc.   Please click the link below for more information: SAASH Action Alert1 Sexual Violence June2016 Eng and Esp Read More »
  • GREAT NEWS! Teens in South Carolina and Pregnancy

    Columbia, S.C. —  South Carolina’s teen birth rate has declined 61 percent since peaking in 1991, continuing decades of success for communities across the state. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, this decline includes a 10 percent decrease between 2013 and 2014, landing the teen birth rate for 15-19 year […] Read More »
  • New Strategies to Promote Adolescent Sexual Health

    A Call to Action: Developing and Strengthening New Strategies to Promote Adolescent Sexual Health Through considerable efforts and investments of resources, adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the United States have decreased significantly over the past two decades. Nonetheless, large disparities persist for many populations of youth. Reducing unintended adolescent pregnancies is considered a “winnable […] Read More »
  • Research Brief, July 2015 Publication

    NEW EVIDENCE ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIC ABILITY AND NONMARITAL TEEN CHILDBEARING Teenage childbearing is associated with negative outcomes for mothers, their children, and society as a whole. We used data from a nationally representative survey that follows young women over time to explore the relationship between three different measures of academic ability and the likelihood of subsequently experiencing a […] Read More »
  • SAASH Thanks SC Legislators…

    for voting favorably on H.3435. View SAASH thank you H3435 (3) Read More »