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Alignment of Sexuality Education with Self Determination for People with Significant Disabilities: A Review of Research and Future Directions

@article{Travers2014AlignmentOS,
  title={Alignment of Sexuality Education with Self Determination for People with Significant Disabilities: A Review of Research and Future Directions},
  author={Jason C. Travers and Matt Tincani and Peggy J. Schaefer Whitby and E Amanda Boutot},
  journal={Education and training in autism and developmental disabilities},
  year={2014},
  volume={49},
  pages={232-247}
}
Abstract: Sexual development is a complex but vital part of the human experience. People with significant disabilities are not excluded from this principle, but often may be prevented from receiving high-quality and comprehensive instruction necessary for a healthy sexual life. The functional model of self-determination emphasizes increasing knowledge, access to environments, and positive self-perceptions and may be an effective framework for the delivery of sexuality education to people with… Expand
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