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ERIC Number: EJ489416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Sexuality and Mental Retardation: Unmet Challenges.
Sundram, Clarence J.; Stavis, Paul F.
Mental Retardation, v32 n4 p255-64 Aug 1994
This article discusses the nature and extent of the problem of sexual abuse in community programs that serve people with mental retardation, as well as differing judicial approaches in assessing their ability to consent to sexual relations. Potential sources of provider liability for harm caused to program participants are explained. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A