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SI02-001B-Ethical Dilemmas: Sexuality and Developmental Disability
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Author: Dorothy Griffiths, Ph.D., Debbie Richards, Paul Fedoroff, M.D., F.R.C.P., & Shelley L. Watson, M.Ed.

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Unique in its approach, Ethical Dilemmas: Sexuality and Developmental Disability addresses the critical issues and questions and provides recommendations and suggestions through extensively documented research and expert consensus. Numerous case studies are used throughout to identiy the issues. The reader will have an opportunity to examine a range of topics such as sex education, consent to treatment, sexual abuse prevention, sexual offenses, policies and procedures, parenting, human rights, legal perspectives to consent, reporting sexual assault along with a concluding summary chapter written independently by a lawyer and bioethicist.

Produced 2002

Table of contents


Ethical Dilemmas: Sexuality and Developmental Disability

D. Griffiths, D. Richards, P. Fedoroff, & S. Watson (Editors)

ISBN: 1-57256-030-4
Printed: 2002, 483 pages

Foreword
> Jason's Story

Preface
> Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities: Rights for Sexual Health, Eli Coleman

Introduction
> D. Griffiths, D. Richards, P. Fedoroff, & S. Watson

1. Sexual Rights and Individuals who have a Developmental Disability
> S. Watson, T. Venema, W. Molloy, & M. Reich

2. Sexual Policies in Agencies Supporting Persons who have Developmental Disabilities: Ethical and Organizational Issues
> F. Owen, D. Griffiths, & K. Arbus-Nevestuk

3. Sexual Policies in Agencies Supporting Persons who have Developmental Disabilities: Practice and Implementation Issues
> D. Griffiths, F. Owen, L. Lindenbaum, & K. Arbus-Nevestuk

4. Consent for Sexual Relations
> S. Sheehan

5. Sex Education
> S. Watson, D. Griffiths, D. Richards, & L. Dykstra

6. Sterilization and Birth Control
> R. King & D. Richards

7. Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Impediments and Supports
> M. Feldman

8. Sexual Assault against Persons with Developmental Disabilities
> D. Cox-Lindenbaum & S. Watson

9. InapproprIate Sexual Behaviour: Inherent or Taught?
> M. Goldman & O. Morrisson

10. Consent to Treatment Issues In Sex Offenders With Developmental Delay
> P. Fedoroff, B. Fedoroff, & C. Peever

11. Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders who have a Developmental Disability
> R. Langevm & S. Curnoc

12. Sexual Offenses and the Legal System
> D. Richards, S. Watson, & R. Bleich

13. Summary of Ethical Issues
> G. DuVal

Appendix A
> Contributors

Appendix B
> Consensus Group Leaders and Assistants

Appendix C
> Conference Participant