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2 people talkingWelcome to the Family Planning NSW Just Checking website.

Cervical, breast and bowel screening is important for everyone, however people with intellectual disability are not screened as often as they should be.

Just Checking is a project funded by Cancer Institute NSW to help address this issue through training, resources and accessible information that has been co-designed by people with intellectual disability.

On this site you will find:

  • an easy English page with information on screening tests and resources for people with intellectual disability
  • three videos featuring actors with intellectual disability discussing their cancer screening experiences
  • three social stories explaining the screening processes along with a glossary of words and their meanings
  • a support person’s tool to assist disability support workers to have a conversation about cancer screening
  • a short learning program that aims to improve disability workers’ knowledge and skills to start a conversation about cancer screening

You can use the navigation panel on the right hand side of the screen to view these resources.

Begin the learning program now.

If you have any comments or questions about anything on the Just Checking website, you can contact us at healthpromotion@fpnsw.org.au

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