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Holding on, Letting Go
     

Holding on, Letting Go

by John Drury, Jon Wright, Lynne Hutchinson
 
Examining the rights and realities of people with learning disabilities as sexual beings, this book looks at the professional and personal resources that can work together to ensure that children and adults with learning disabilities lessen their potential vulnerability. Sex and sexuality are sensitive, complex issues for any parent, and especially for those that

Overview

Examining the rights and realities of people with learning disabilities as sexual beings, this book looks at the professional and personal resources that can work together to ensure that children and adults with learning disabilities lessen their potential vulnerability. Sex and sexuality are sensitive, complex issues for any parent, and especially for those that have a child with learning disabilities. This guide suggests strategies to enable parents and caregivers to face their fears, define their hopes and concerns, and to cope and work with professionals. Sexuality programs are discussed, as is the importance of tailoring these to the individual's needs.

Author Biography: John Drury, Lynne Hutchinson, and Jon Wright are trained in social work and specialize in the area of sexuality and learning disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780285635784
Publisher:
Souvenir Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Human Horizons Series
Pages:
133
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.46(d)

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