Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, Inc.

New York, New York

Grantee Details

TPP Grantee Type: TPP Innovation and Impact Networks (TPP20 Tier 2) – 2020-2023
Annual Funding: $930,000
Website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-greater-new-york


Program Summary

Project Name: Project SHINE - Sexual Health Innovation Network for Equitable Education with Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Key Priority Area: Youth with Disabilities

Project Overview: Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, Inc. (PPGNY) will convene a multidisciplinary partnership network to explore, develop, test, refine, evaluate, and disseminate innovative teen pregnancy prevention programming for teens and young adults aged 16-24 in New York with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities (ID), as well as their families and the professionals who serve them. Project SHINE will bring together PPGNY’s expertise in sexual reproductive health (SRH) education and care with those of other key stakeholders: youth with ID, their families, and ID-specialized social service, education, and advocacy professionals. In year one, partners will collaborate on formative research to support the creation of a set of tools and curricula for youth, family, and professional SRH education. Years two and three will be devoted to testing, refining, and evaluating these products with a focus on feasibility of implementation; adaptability for developmental age and learning styles across contexts; and preliminary evidence of efficacy to impact SRH knowledge, communication, and behavioral intentions.

Community(ies) Served: New York City, NY

Partners: YAI; AHRC NYC; New Alternatives for Children; Sinergia NY; NYC Administration for Children’s Services;  Self-Advocacy Association of NYS; Disability & Aging Justice Clinic

Target Population: Youth with intellectual disabilities; parents/caregivers of youth with intellectual disabilities; foster youth with intellectual disabilities


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