ERIC Number: ED136523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Sex Education for Handicapped Students.
Howell, Keith A.
Discussed are various views toward sexuality and their effect on programs of sex education for handicapped children. Views ranging from repression of sexuality except for reproduction to an emphasis on pleasure are covered. The author supports an approach to sex education that concentrates on students discovering how they think and feel about sex issues. Guidelines for this approach (such as allowing students to talk about sexual matters using dirty words) are offered. Stressed is the need for teachers prepared to teach a sex education curriculum which focuses upon decision making, growth and development, and interaction needs of all students. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Conference on "Breaking Affective Barriers for the Handicapped," Virginia Council on Health and Medical Care (Roanoke, Virginia, November, 1976)