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Meeting the socio sexual needs of severely impaired adults

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This article by Wolfensberger - Director of the Training Institute for Human Service Planning and Change Agentry at Syracuse University - describes his experience of visiting a particular hostel in Sweden where, as the residents are socialised into the culture and into adulthood, they are also socialised into culturally normative sexual patterns. Wolfensberger discusses why the sexuality of people with disabilities makes us uncomfortable, and looks at the implications of acceptance of a new view of sexuality.,N.B. We have this book on our shelves. Keyword: Self Determination

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Wolfensberger, Wolf
Normalisation: the principle of normalisation in human services
National Institute on Mental Retardation, Toronto
Publication Date
1 January 1986
Self Determination
United States

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