Sexuality and people with intellectual disabilities: assessment of knowledge, attitudes, experiences, and needs.

@article{Siebelink2006SexualityAP,
  title={Sexuality and people with intellectual disabilities: assessment of knowledge, attitudes, experiences, and needs.},
  author={Eline M Siebelink and Menno D. T. de Jong and Erik Taal and Leo Roelvink},
  journal={Mental retardation},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          283-94
        }
}
The topic of sexuality and romantic relationships of people with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities was examined. We developed a questionnaire to investigate the 76 respondents' sexual knowledge, attitudes, experience, and needs. During the interviews, observational data were gathered to check the validity of the instrument. Results show that sexuality and romantic relationships are important aspects in the lives of many persons with intellectual disabilities. Male respondents generally… CONTINUE READING

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