"This report talks about the Sex and Relationships project. This was a 3-year project that took place at CHANGE, a leading national organisation led by disabled people that is based in Leeds, in England, that fights for the rights of people with learning disabilities...The project found out about the views and experiences of young people with learning disabilities about sex and relationships"
This report provides the findings from a survey of both disabled and non-disabled people regarding their experience of relationships. It emphasises that disabled peopled have the same aspirations for relationships as non-disabled people, as well as the same anxieties about confidence and meeting the right person. Statistical findings and people’s voices are presented to further explore disabled people's and non-disabled people's assumptions, attitudes and perspectives about relationships
"This article describes why Sexuality and Relationships Education (SRE) as part of the school curriculum is especially important for individuals with Down syndrome and how parents and professionals can work together to ensure that it is delivered effectively"
Down Syndrome News and Update 4(2)
This article discusses a range of issues facing disabled people and sexuality. Disabled people are not seen as 'sexy' in society and are not allowed to develop a sense of sexuality - for example through the media. Young disabled people may also lack adequate sex education and may be sheltered from developing their sexuality by over-protective parents
This book attempts to explore the emotional and sexual experiences of disabled people in a variety of key areas, relying predominantly on the verbatim accounts of disabled people themselves
This article is a brief discussion of the problems that disabled people in the UK have in meeting and forming relationships with potential partners
The booklet explores aspects of intimacy, love and sex in women with spinal cord injuries. The emphasis in this booklet is on issues of sexual identity, self-awareness, fears and anxieties, contraception and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases
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