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The Facts of Life... and More : Sexuality and Intimacy for People With Intellectual Disabilities (Paperback)

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Making good decisions about sexuality is a critical part of adulthood, but sometimes people with intellectual disabilities dont get the support or education they need to navigate this complex issue. Professionals will change that with this highly readable book, which gives social workers, teachers and direct support professionals the comprehensive information they need to educate people with disabilities about sexuality and help them make the best possible choices across the lifespan. Blending in-depth coverage of legal and clinical issues with sensitive discussion of the emotional side of sexuality, expert contributors from diverse fields help readers deliver meaningful sexuality education; help parents provide appropriate information and support; assist people in managing risks associated with sex; use behavior interventions to encourage appropriate sexual expression; address issues related to medical care and intervention.Going beyond the facts of life this book gives professionals candid interviews that show how real-life couples with disabilities handle the joys and challenges of their relationships. Readers will also get examples of effective sexuality education techniques and case studies that illustrate key points.


Publisher Brookes Pub
Mfg Part# 9781557667144
SKU 203440713
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1557667144
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0298
Publisher Brookes Publishing Company
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