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 Stories (SexEdVA)
Additional resources are available in the Women's Health section of our Resource Library.