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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Pelvic Exam Social Story

August 2021 | PA ASERT and SexEdVA - Resource List

The social stories linked below are intended to help individuals with Down syndrome and other developmental or intellectual disabilities prepare for and feel more comfortable with getting a pelvic exam. 

The first social story linked below is provided by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT), an initiative in the state of Pennsylvania funded by the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP). The second link takes you to the Resources page of SexEdVA. There is a section with pelvic exam social stories in English and Spanish.  


Pelvic Exam Social Story (ASERT)

Pelvic exam social story


Pelvic Exam Social Stories (SexEdVA)

Pelvic exam social story from SexEdVA


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Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.