Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 6 Issue 1

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Is Sex a Good Thing for Men with Learning Disabilities?

David Thompson

Sex has increasingly been constructed as a problem for men with learning disabilities. Research has focused on their vulnerability to abuse and their capacity to exploit. There…


Women with Learning Disabilities — Experiencing their Sexuality in a Healthy Way

Michelle McCarthy

This paper outlines some of the factors which are important in helping or hindering women with learning disabilities to experience their sexuality in a positive and healthy way…


Sexuality: Policies, Beliefs and Practice

James Murray, Raymond MacDonald, Victor Levenson

This paper summarises three empirical studies investigating staff attitudes towards client sexuality, with special consideration of issues surrounding HIV infection. A…

The Experience and Management of Menstruation for Women with Learning Disabilities

Jackie Rodgers

This paper describes a three‐phase study to investigate the experience and management of menstruation for women with learning disabilities. It focuses on the findings of the…

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