Sexuality and Disability: A Comparison of Themes Found in the Sex and Disability Literature
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The purpose of this investigation was to explore the issues of people with disabilities regarding their sexual development and sexual expression. This thesis adds to the growing body of literature regarding the sexuality of people with disabilities by highlighting the complexity of accommodating the sexuality of people with disabilities into society. Four major topics are explored: barriers, advocacy, sexual identity, and ethics. The individual sexual experiences of people with disabilities often runs counter to the broad-based assumptions faced by those individuals.