Cultural and Race Issues in Sexuality Work with People with Learning Difficulties

Seema Malhotra (Sex Education Team, Harperbury Hospital)
Bryan Mellan (Sex Education Team, Harperbury Hospital)

Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN: 1359-5474

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to highlight some of the complexities involved in undertaking sexuality work and attempting to address the differing cultural needs of service users. It is primarily based on the direct work experiences of the authors but is reinforced by the broader experiences of colleagues.The paper is not written with the intention of giving answers but rather to explore the responsibility of services, as well as the practical implications of carrying out sexuality work with service users from a range of cultural backgrounds within an equal opportunities framework.

Citation

Malhotra, S. and Mellan, B. (1996), "Cultural and Race Issues in Sexuality Work with People with Learning Difficulties", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 1 No. 4, pp. 7-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/13595474199600013

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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