Real Men, Real Women, Real LIVES -Gender Issues in Learning-Disabilities and Challenging Behavior

Clements, J. and Clare, I.C.H. and Ezelle, L.A. (1995) Real Men, Real Women, Real LIVES -Gender Issues in Learning-Disabilities and Challenging Behavior. Disability & Society, 10 (4). pp. 425-435. ISSN 0968-7599. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This article seeks to define gender issues and explores the significance of these issues for challenging behaviour in the field of learning disability. It is argued that lack of awareness about these issues contributes to the development of challenging behaviour and to difficulties in identifying the needs expressed through these behaviours, whatever their origin. Specific areas examined include models of residential provision for adults, prioritisation of service activities, attribution processes (needs identification), and the sexuality of people with learning disabilities. In each area issues are raised and the implications for service practice defined.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2009 17:56
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2012 13:12
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19764 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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