Training Topics

Do you work in a school or program that could use support teaching about healthy relationships, boundaries, consent, and sexual health and well-being?

Our trainings include…


Residency Program for On-site Classes on Topics of Your Choice

  • Pre-consultation to plan/
    customize residency program
  • On-site residency classes to
    support students in topics chosen
    during consultation
  • 3-6 class residency program

Workshops for Self Advocates - Supporting Sexual Health for Individuals with Disabilities

  •  One-time, on-site workshops to support the sexual health of individuals in your group or program 
  • Possible topics: Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships, Supporting MY Sexual Health, Healthy Behaviors in the Workplace, or a customized topic of your choice

Sexuality for All Abilities Curriculum Training

  • Sexuality for All Abilities Kit (lesson
    plans, worksheets, materials)
  • Initial training (2 or 3 hours) with
    staff (whoever plans to teach)
  • 2 hours of follow-up support
    (additional training, co-teaching,
  • On-going email or phone support

Overview Workshop for Staff

On-site training (1.5-2 hours) to
support the sexual health of
people with disabilities


Modified Online Training Program

Sexuality for All Abilities Curriculum Traning, modified to be presented in an online environment


Power of Me Workshop Series

  •  3-6 week workshop series to support participants in your group or program
  • Possible topics: Stress Management, Healthy Relationships, Body Image, Exploring Emotions, Body Image, Bullying and Peer Pressure 

Or work with us to tailor a workshop or event for your site


Katie’s vision for what ‘is’ and ‘what should be’ are first-rate, person-centered and empower our members to speak up for themselves and others. Invaluable.

Dan Reed

Highland Friendship Club



Curriculum Topics

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Safe and Appropriate Boundaries
  • Personal Safety
  • Private and Public (Spaces and Behaviors)
  • Dating (Lessons can be about crushes for younger students)
  • Puberty
  • Human Reproduction
  • Pregnancy Prevention
  • Risks Associated with Sexual Activity
  • Gender and Sexual Orientation

Districts and Schools that are Using Sexuality for All Abilities

Around Minnesota

Alexandria Public Schools

  • Transition Center


  • BEST Transition Services
  • Burnsville High School

Eden Prairie Schools

  • Transition Program

Intermediate School District 917

  •  Cedar School
  • Alliance Education Center
  • Transition Program at Dakota County Technical College

North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale

  • Next Step Transition Program

Rosemount/Apple Valley/Eagan

  • Dakota Ridge School
  • Transition Plus

Saint Paul Public Schools

  • Bridgeview School
  • Focus Beyond Transition Services

SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288

  • River Valley Education Center
  • Oasis Middle School Program
  • Transition Program


West St. Paul/Mendota Heights/Eagan

  • Friendly Hills Middle School
  • Heritage E-Stem Magnet School
  • Branch Out Transition Program

White Bear Lake Schools

  • Transition Education Center
  •  WBL High School - South Campus

Albert Lea Schools

Austin Public Schools

Blackduck Public Schools

Bloomington Public Schools

BOLD Public Schools

Cannon Falls Area Schools

Cedar Mountain Schools

Farmington Area Public Schools

Goodhue Public Schools

Hastings Public Schools

Hiawatha Academies

Hutchinson Public Schools

Inver Grove Heights Schools

Kenyon/Wanamingo School District

Kingsland Public Schools

MACCRAY School District

Minneota Public Schools

Minnesota Transitions Charter School

Northome School

Northwest Passage High School

Owatonna Public Schools

Red Lake School District

Red Wing Public Schools

Rochester Public Schools

Roseville High School

Shakopee Public Schools

Sleepy Eye Public Schools

South Saint Paul Schools

Southern Minnesota Education Consortium

Spero Academy

Wayzata Public Schools

Worthington Schools

Yellow Medicine East Schools

Zumbrota/Mazeppa Schools

Outside of Minnesota

 Innovations Academy Charter School, San Diego CA

Cove School, Northbrook IL

Other Organizations and Programs

SWWC (Southwest West Service Cooperative

Indigo Education

Christian Family Solutions

Lutheran Social Services

We’ve partnered with the following organizations for trainings:

  • Special Olympics Minnesota
  • Lifeworks
  • ACT – Advocating Change Together
  • Partnership Resources, Inc.
  • Highland Friendship Club
  • Independent School District 917
  • Southwest Metro Intermediate District 288
  • Bridgeview School
  • South West Central Service Cooperative

Often times the people that we serve are not offered the time and space to talk about important topics, particularly when the subject matter may be viewed as sensitive or taboo. We know that our participants have benefitted immensely by participating in past programming with Mad Hatter because they are able to speak candidly about things they may never have been able to talk about otherwise. This has led to an increase in self-confidence, and overall healthier relationships with oneself and with others.

Emily Giannobile


Our Sexuality for All Abilities Curriculum is available for purchase!

If you are interested in ordering this curriculum, having us teach this at your site, or have any questions, please contact me via email at

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