FPA news

September 14th, 2015

FPA has launched its annual awareness campaign Sexual Health Week, which will run until Sunday (20 September).

The theme for the 2015 campaign is sexual pleasure and wellbeing, an area of sexual health that is often overlooked and in which many health professionals do not have specific... Read more

Sexual health, Relationships, Disability, SRE
July 29th, 2015

Dr Audrey Simpson joined FPA as Northern Ireland Director in 1988.

Audrey SimpsonPrior to that she carried out postgraduate... Read more

Abortion, Sexual health, Disability
November 19th, 2014

Luciana Berger MP paid a visit to a unique project in Westminster, which is making a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities in the borough.

The shadow public health minister spent an afternoon at the Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) to observe a ground-... Read more

Disability, Sexual health, SRE
October 9th, 2014

Sexual health and relationships for people with learning disabilities conference

Sex, sexuality, relationships and friendships; these are all central to the human experience, yet many people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland face barriers to getting the... Read more

Disability, Relationships
June 17th, 2014

Written for Mencap's Learning Disabilities Week 2014

“For the past five years I have been listening to people with a learning disability tell me stories about love and believe me, there are happy... Read more

Disability, Relationships
August 4th, 2008

Today, FPA launches It’s My Right! – a groundbreaking campaign for Sexual Health Week [1], about the rights of people with learning disabilities to have sex and relationships. As part of the week FPA is releasing the results of surveys of people... Read more