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Title Practice issues in sexuality and learning disabilities / edited by Ann Craft
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1994


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 MELB  306.70874 Cra/Pii  AVAILABLE
Description x, 277 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Personal relationships and sexuality: the staff role / Ann Craft and Hilary Brown -- Working with parents / John Rose and Chris Jones -- Understanding and responding to difficult sexual behaviour / Hilary Brown and Sheila Barrett -- Sex education in the multiracial society Carol Baxter -- Sexual abuse of individuals with intellectual disability / Michael Gunn -- Between ourselves: experiences of a women's group on sexuality and sexual abuse / Lorraine Millard -- Working with sexually abused individuals who have a learning disability Valerie Sinason -- A model clinic approach for the reproductive health care of persons with developmental disabilities / Thomas Elkins -- HIV/AIDS and safer sex work with people with learning disabilities Michelle McCarthy and David Thompson -- Rationale, approaches, results, and resource implications of programmes to enhance parenting skills of people with learning disabilities / Alexander Tymchuck and Linda Andron -- Intervention with a pregnant woman with severe learning disabilities: a case example / Sandra Baum -- Almost equal opportunities...developing personal relationships guidelines for social services department stagg working with people with learning disabilties / David Fruin
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. The editor has done significant work on aspects of sexuality and learning disabilities, and for this book, she has assembled contributions from authors in Britain, Canada and the USA. Drawing upon professional expertise from a broad range of backgrounds - social work, education, psychology, psychotherapy, medicine - the contributors tackle the practical issues and dilemmas which confront all those who work with people with learning disabilities. The contributions range from a description of the development of a statutory agency's policy document on sexuality, to a detailed case example of sensitive work done with pregnant women with severe learning disabilities; and from a chapter on HIV/AIDS and safer sex counselling, to a discussion of the legal position in Britain with regard to sexuality and learning disabilities
Analysis Handicapped persons Sexuality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Intellectual disability.
Learning disabled -- Sexual behavior.
People with mental disabilities -- Sexual behavior.
People with mental disabilities -- Education.
Sex instruction for people with mental disabilities.
Sex instruction for the learning disabled.
Sex instruction.
Sex Education -- methods.
Education of Intellectually Disabled -- methods.
Intellectual Disability.
Sexual Behavior.
Education of Intellectually Disabled.
Intellectual Disability.
Sex Education.
Author Craft, Ann.
LC no. 93003491
ISBN 0415057353 (hardback)
0415057361 (paperback)