All humans are hardwired for connection.
A lack of social connection can have the same impact on our health as smoking 15 packs of cigarettes a day. Without close relationships, our risk of early death increases by 50%, and we are more likely to experience depression and anxiety.
For neuro diverse people, finding connection is just as important - but can be hard to come by.
Over half of individuals with intellectual disabilities experience social isolation, and up to a third report having had no contact with friends in over a year.
My Life My Body offers comprehensive training to provide parents, caregivers, and front-line workers with practical advice and actionable tools on how you can support those in your care to lead rich, healthy, and safe intimate and emotional lives.