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Sexuality and learning disabilities

Michelle McCarthy

Sexuality and learning disabilities

a handbook

by Michelle McCarthy

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Published by Pavilion in Brighton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex instruction for the learning disabled,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • Handbooks, manuals,
  • People with mental disabilities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Michelle McCarthy and David Thompson ; foreword by Hilary Brown
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ54.3 .S49 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24855394M
    ISBN 109781841962863
    LC Control Number2011379600

    Summary: This aims to be a practical guide for all those who work in services for people with learning disabilities. It will challenge service providers to re-evaluate the implicit and explicit standards which operate in relation to sexuality and sexual expression. Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (Gold) Webinar – Growing Older, Living Well: Coping with illness, dying, death, bereavement and learning disability during the Covid outbreak Irene Tuffrey-Wijne has spent the past two decades researching the needs of people with learning disabilities .

    Buy Sex and Relationships Education for Young People and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism by Kelly Asagba, Jan Burns, Sophie Doswell, Adrian Asagba, Adrian Asagba (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Kelly Asagba, Jan Burns, Sophie Doswell. Michelle McCarthy is the author of Sexuality And Learning Disabilities ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Pregnancy Week By Week (3 /5.

      In this book a range of authors share their direct experiences of working with people with learning disabilities on sexual issues. They give ideas on helping people with learning disabilities to learn about their bodies and ed on: Ap This article deals with the issue of restrictions that are placed on people with a learning disability in legally giving consent to sex. The discussion explores whether legal capacity in relation to sex is being determined on an equal basis for people with a disability, and those without, in .


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Michelle McCarthy, PhD, is a senior lecturer in learning disability, Sexuality and learning disabilities book Centre, University of Kent. Michelle has a long standing interest in working with women with learning disabilities on matters of sexuality and reproductive health.

She teaches and researches in these areas and has written extensively on these : Michelle McCarthy. Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities makes a significant contribution to both feminist and disability literature, because it challenges common assumptions about the sexuality of people with learning disabilities, forces a reconsideration of how this group of people are viewed by those around them and links gender and disability in its analysis'.Cited by: Sexuality and Learning Disabilities (2nd edition) is a handbook intended to guide anyone working with people with learning disabilities.

Practice Issues in Sexuality and Learning Disabilities explores the sexual behaviour of people with learning difficulties and addresses issues of concern such as sexual abuse, HIV and AIDS, service provision for those from ethnic minorities, the development of policy guidelines and the implementation of such guidelines in this intensely personal by: Book Description Practice Issues in Sexuality and Learning Disabilities explores the sexual behaviour of people with learning difficulties and addresses issues of concern such as sexual abuse, HIV and AIDS, service provision for those from ethnic minorities, the development of policy guidelines and the implementation of such guidelines in this intensely personal area.

'Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities makes a significant contribution to both feminist and disability literature, because it challenges common assumptions about the sexuality of people.

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Sexuality and Learning Disabilities is a book published by Learning Disabilities Today and edited by Choice Support's Dr Claire Bates. This interactive Sexual Health workbook is designed to assist parents, carers and professionals in delivering Sexual Health, Relationship and Parenthood Education to young people with a learning disability.

Contents: All About Me Decision Making Family and Friendships Emotions Relationships Keeping Safe Our Bodies Health and. The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is the first complete sex guide for people who live with disabilities, pain, illness, or chronic conditions.

Useful for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender, or sexual orientation, the book addresses a wide range of disabilities — from chronic fatigue, back pain, and asthma to spinal cord injury, hearing and visual impairment, multiple sclerosis, and more. Practice Issues in Sexuality and Learning Disabilities explores the sexual behaviour of people with learning difficulties and addresses issues of concern such as sexual abuse, HIV and AIDS, service provision for those from ethnic minorities, the development of policy guidelines and the implementation of such guidelines in this intensely personal : Ann Craft.

Sexual health and people with learning disabilities Talking together about contraception This two book pack supports young people with learning disabilities who wish to access contraception.

Book one contains a guide to the types of contraception available. Book two has been written for young people and has clear pictures. Structured around issues related to puberty and emerging sexuality in children with disabilities or autism, such as physical changes, mood swings and sexual behaviour, the book presents practical guidance on how to overcome problems that commonly arise.

There is a general impression that to provide young people with learning disabilities with information about sex only encourages inappropriate sexual behaviour.

This is not true. Sex and relationships education is a key way in which young people learn about. with learning disabilities who have sex with men are also likely to be having sex with women and men with learning disabilities (Cambridge, ). A resource pack on HIV, sex and learning disability (Cambridge, b) has been produced in response to this.

It is important to consider the politics of disability File Size: 63KB. 'Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities makes a significant contribution to both feminist and disability literature, because it challenges common assumptions about the sexuality of people with learning disabilities, forces a reconsideration of how this group of people are viewed by those around them and links gender and disability in its analysis.'.

However, the sexual safety of people with a learning disability is usually better protected when their sexuality is recognised by learning disability services. Research shows that people with a learning disability are often willing to take part in RSE and enjoy learning from each other.

Sexuality and relationships advice and support If you have a learning disability, or you know someone who does, we can help you find the right advice and support about sexuality and relationships. We know this can be an awkward thing to talk about.

Description. Sex and the 3 Rs: Rights, Risks and Responsibilities is a sex education resource that provides a framework for staff to undertake sex education work which acknowledges the realities of sexual relationships for many people with learning disabilities. An extensive range of issues relating to sexuality are discussed with suggestions for assessment, service responses to, and work.

All About Us is an award-winning resource that helps people with learning disabilities learn about sex, sexuality and relationships. It can be used by someone with learning disabilities on their own, or with support and can complement the delivery of sex and relationships education in the home, school, and other learning environments.

Puberty & Sexuality for Children and Young People with a Learning Disability (A supporting document for National Curriculum objectives) The Children’s Learning Disability Nursing Team, Leeds Books Beyond Words series.

London, Gaskell / St George's Hospital Medical School.disabilities are “asexual” beings (meaning without sex). This is so false! Therefore, it is important that you take this duty seriously. It is also important that sexuality be presented to children in a positive and gradual way. Since each person is unique with different abilities and learning styles, you as the parent.(SRE) for people with disabilities is crucial to their sexual and emotional development.

Through our. learning disabilities projects, we know that by challenging misconceptions and exposing myths about disability and sex, sex and relationships education (SRE) can promote the sexuality of people with disabilities in a positive Size: 95KB.