Research Opportunity: FLASH Curriculum

See below for information about a research study that may be of interest to you. 


We are looking for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, which may include diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, ages 15-30 years to participate in a research study!

If you decide to participate, you will participate in a biweekly, five-week sexual health education program with your peers, with a comprehensive assessment of your knowledge on these topics on the first and last day of the group.. We will use this information to improve sexual health education! Your personal information will never be associated with this study.

Schedule for the modified FLASH curriculum
Week 1 Day 1 2 hours Intro/Assessments
  Day 2 90 mins Effective Communication
Week 2 Day 3 90 mins Relationships
  Day 4 90 mins Anatomy and Physiology
Week 3 Day 5 90 mins Puberty and Adolescent Development
  Day 6 90 mins Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Week 4 Day 7 90 mins Pregnancy, Reproduction, Contraception and Parenting
  Day 8 90 mins STDs and HIV/AIDS
Week 5 Day 9 90 mins Safety, resources, and review
  Day 10 2 hours Final assessment and party

Days and times of the group meeting will be determined based on your availability!
All participants will be offered a parking pass, a $20 gift card for participating, and pizza will be provided at each session.

Interested or know someone who may be interested? Please email me or call me at 513-492-2908.

Thank you,
Liz Schmidt

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