ERIC Number: ED461954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Sexuality Education for Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind and Significantly Developmentally Delayed.
Moss, Kate; Blaha, Robbie
The ten chapters of this book address sexuality issues in the lives of school age individuals who are deaf-blind or significantly developmentally delayed. It notes that these individuals usually do not experience sexuality through typical relationships and thus require a different type of instruction. Chapters have the following titles: (1) "Introduction to Sexuality Education for Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind and Significantly Developmentally Delayed"; (2) "Sex Education: It Is Never Too Early To Start with a Child Who Is Deaf-Blind"; (3) "Developing a Process for Intervention and Instruction"; (4) "Modesty"; (5) "Appropriate Touch and Personal Boundaries"; (6) "Menstruation"; (7) "Masturbation"; (8) "Sexual Health Care"; (9) "Sexual Abuse". The final chapter is an annotated bibliography of resources and readings related to sexuality education. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Deaf Blind, Developmental Delays, Elementary Secondary Education, Self Care Skills, Severe Mental Retardation, Sex Education, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Teaching Methods
National Information Clearinghouse on Children Who Are Deaf-Blind, DB-LINK, 345 N. Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, OR 97361. Tel: 800-438-9376 (Toll Free); Fax: 503-838-8150; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.tr.wou.edu/dblink. For full text: site: http://www.tr.wou.edu/dblink.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Clearinghouse on Children Who Are Deaf-Blind, Monmouth, OR.