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  • Abbott, D. (2013). Nudge, nudge, wink, wink: love, sex and gay men with intellectual disabilities - a helping hand or a human right? Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 57(11), 1079-87. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01642.x
  • Abbott, D., & Burns, J. (2007). What's love got to do with it?: Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, and bisexual people with intellectual disabilities in the united kingdom and views of the staff who support them. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 4(1), 27-39. doi:10.1525/srsp.2007.4.1.27
  • Ames, T.-R. H. (1991). Guidelines for Providing Sexuality-Related Services to Severely and Profoundly Retarded Individuals: The Challenge for the Nineteen-Nineties. Sexuality and Disability, 9(2).
  • Bazzo, G., Nota, L., & Soresi, S. (2007). Attitudes of social service providers towards the sexuality of individuals with intellectual disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, (1995), 110-115. Retrieved from
  • Bernert, D. J., & Ogletree, R. J. (2013). Women with intellectual disabilities talk about their perceptions of sex. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 57(3), 240-9. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01529.x
  • Burns, J., & Davies, D. (2011). Same‐Sex Relationships and Women with Intellectual Disabilities. ... Research in Intellectual Disabilities, (2001), 351-360. Retrieved from
  • Cambridge, P., Carnaby, S., & McCarthy, M. (2003). Responding to masturbation in supporting sexuality and challenging behaviour for people with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 7(3), 251-266.
  • Cook, J. (2000). Sexuality and people with psychiatric disabilities. Sexuality and Disability, 195-206. Retrieved from
  • Creighton, S. M., Michala, L., Mushtaq, I., & Yaron, M. (2013). Childhood surgery for ambiguous genitalia: glimpses of practice changes or more of the same? Psychology and Sexuality, 5(1), 34-43. doi:10.1080/19419899.2013.831214
  • Dukes, E., & McGuire, B. E. (2009). Enhancing capacity to make sexuality-related decisions in people with an intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(8), 727-34. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2009.01186.x
  • Frantz, B (2017). The importance of discussing sexual nuances. Impact, 30.1, (29-31) Retrieved from
  • Fujikawa, J., Umeshita, S., & Mutura, H. (2002). Sexual crimes committed by adolescents with Asperger's disorder: Problems of management by the viewpoint of probation officers at a family court. Japanese Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43.
  • Gates, G. (2011). How Many People are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender? The Williams Institute.
  • Grieve, A., McLaren, S., & Lindsay, W. R. (2007). An evaluation of research and training resources for the sex education of people with moderate to severe learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(1), 30-37. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2006.00401.x
  • Haas, A. P., Eliason, M., Mays, V. M., Mathy, R. M., Cochran, S. D., D'Augelli, A. R., ... Clayton, P. J. (2011). Suicide and suicide risk in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations: review and recommendations. Journal of Homosexuality, 58(1), 10-51. doi:10.1080/00918369.2011.534038
  • Haracopos, D., & Pedersen, L. (1992). Sexuality and Autism Danish Report. Retrieved from
  • Haraldsen, I. R., & Dahl, a a. (2000). Symptom profiles of gender dysphoric patients of transsexual type compared to patients with personality disorders and healthy adults. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 102(4), 276-81. Retrieved from
  • Harmon, A. (2011). Navigating love and autism. New York Times. Retrieved from
  • Hassouneh-Phillips, D., & McNeff, E. (2005). "I thought I was less worthy": Low sexual and body esteem and increased vulnerability to intimate partner abuse in women with physical disabilities. Sexuality and Disability, 23(4), 227-240. doi:10.1007/s11195-005-8930-3
  • Healy, E., McGuire, B. E., Evans, D. S., & Carley, S. N. (2009). Sexuality and personal relationships for people with an intellectual disability. Part I: service-user perspectives. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(11), 905-12. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2009.01203.x
  • Hiort, O., Birnbaum, W., Marshall, L., Wünsch, L., Werner, R., Schröder, T., ... Holterhus, P.-M. (2014). Management of disorders of sex development. Nature Reviews. Endocrinology, 10(9), 520-9. doi:10.1038/nrendo.2014.108
  • Jones, C. (2013). Paying for sex; the many obstacles in the way of men with learning disabilities using prostitutes. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 41(2), 121-127. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2012.00732.x
  • Kempton, W., & Kahn, E. (1991). Sexuality and People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Historical Perspective. Sexuality and Disability, 9(2), 93-111.
  • Kijak, R. J. (2011). A Desire for Love: Considerations on Sexuality and Sexual Education of People With Intellectual Disability in Poland. Sexuality and Disability, 29(1), 65-74. doi:10.1007/s11195-010-9184-2
  • Koller, R. (2000). Sexuality and Adolescents with Autism. Sexuality and Disability, 18(2), 251-266. Retrieved from
  • Kosciw, J. G., Greytak, E. a, & Diaz, E. M. (2009). Who, what, where, when, and why: demographic and ecological factors contributing to hostile school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38(7), 976-88. doi:10.1007/s10964-009-9412-1
  • Lafferty, A., McConkey, R., & Simpson, A. (2012). Reducing the barriers to relationships and sexuality education for persons with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities: JOID, 16(1), 29-43. doi:10.1177/1744629512438034
  • Li, L., Ford, J., & Moore, D. (2000). an exploratory study of violence, substance abuse, disability, and gender. Social Behavior and Personality: An .... Retrieved from
  • Lindau, S. T., Schumm, L. P., Laumann, E. O., Levinson, W., O'Muircheartaigh, C. a., & Waite, L. J. (2007). A Study of Sexuality and Health among Older Adults in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine, 357, 762-774. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa067423
  • Löfgren-Mårtenson, L. (2008). The Invisibility of Young Homosexual Women and Men with Intellectual Disabilities. Sexuality and Disability, 27(1), 21-26. doi:10.1007/s11195-008-9101-0
  • MacKinlay, L., & Langdon, P. E. (2009). Staff attributions towards men with intellectual disability who have a history of sexual offending and challenging behaviour. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(9), 807-15. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2009.01194.x
  • Macrae, F. (2011, December 29). More women choosing "selective reduction" abortions when pregnant with twins and triplets. Daily Mail Online, pp. 1-3. Retrieved from
  • McCarthy, M. (1998). Whose Body Is It Anyway? Pressures and Control for Women with Learning Disabilities. Disability & Society, 13(4), 557-574. doi:10.1080/09687599826605
  • McCarthy, M. (2009). Contraception and Women with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22(4), 363-369. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2008.00464.x
  • Milligan, M., & Neufeldt, A. (2001). The myth of asexuality: A survey of social and empirical evidence. Sexuality and Disability, 2001, 91-109. Retrieved from
  • Murphy, N. a, & Elias, E. R. (2006). Sexuality of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Pediatrics, 118(1), 398-403. doi:10.1542/peds.2006-1115
  • Mustanski, B. S., Garofalo, R., & Emerson, E. M. (2010). Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths. American Journal of Public Health, 100(12), 2426-32. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.178319
  • Nagy, E. (2011). Sharing the moment: The duration of embraces in humans. Journal of Ethology, 29, 389-393. doi:10.1007/s10164-010-0260-y
  • Newport, M., & Newport, J. (2002). Autism-Asperger's and sexuality: Puberty and beyond. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons.
  • Noonan, a., & Gomez, M. T. (2011). Who's missing? Awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with intellectual disability. Sexuality and Disability, 29, 175-180. doi:10.1007/s11195-010-9175-3
  • O'callaghan, A., & Murphy, G. (2007). Sexual relationships in adults with intellectual disabilities: understanding the law. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 51(3), 197-206. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2006.00857.x
  • Ono, M., & Harley, V. R. (2013). Disorders of sex development: new genes, new concepts. Nature Reviews. Endocrinology, 9(2), 79-91. doi:10.1038/nrendo.2012.235
  • Painter, S. (1993). Emotional Attachments in Abusive Relationships: A Test of Traumatic Bonding Theory, 8(2), 105-120.
  • Parkes, G., & Hall, I. (2006). Gender dysphoria and cross-dressing in people with intellectual disability: a literature review. Mental Retardation, 44(4), 260-71. doi:10.1352/0047-6765(2006)44[260:GDACIP]2.0.CO;2
  • Roy, M. (2010). A case note follow-up of women with intellectual disability referred for sterilization. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 43-52. Retrieved from
  • Sajith, S. G., Morgan, C., & Clarke, D. (2008). Pharmacological management of inappropriate sexual behaviours: a review of its evidence, rationale and scope in relation to men with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 52(12), 1078-90. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01097.x
  • Sandhu, D. K., Rose, J., Rostill-Brookes, H. J., & Thrift, S. (2012). "It"s intense, to an extent': a qualitative study of the emotional challenges faced by staff working on a treatment programme for intellectually disabled sex offenders. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID, 25(4), 308-18. doi:10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00667.x
  • Schaafsma, D., & Stoffelen, J. (2013). Exploring the development of existing sex education programmes for people with intellectual disabilities: An intervention mapping approach. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 157-166. Retrieved from
  • Stoffelen, J., Kok, G., Hospers, H., & Curfs, L. M. G. (2013). Homosexuality among people with a mild intellectual disability: an explorative study on the lived experiences of homosexual people in the Netherlands with a mild intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 57(3), 257-67. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01532.x
  • T'Sjoen, G., De Cuypere, G., Monstrey, S., Hoebeke, P., Freedman, F. K., Appari, M., ... Cools, M. (2011). Male gender identity in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40(3), 635-8. doi:10.1007/s10508-010-9624-1
  • Tepper, M. S. (2005). Becoming Sexually Able: Education for Adolescents and Young Adults with Disabilities. Contemporary Sexuality, 39(9), i - vii.
  • Trotter, M. J., & LaLiberte, T. (2008). Sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities. In C. M. Renzetti & J. L. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (pp. 652-654). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi:10.4135/9781412963923.n436
  • Wiesemann, C., Ude-Koeller, S., Sinnecker, G. H. G., & Thyen, U. (2010). Ethical principles and recommendations for the medical management of differences of sex development (DSD)/intersex in children and adolescents. European Journal of Pediatrics, 169(6), 671-9. doi:10.1007/s00431-009-1086-x
  • Wilson, N. J., Cumella, S., Parmenter, T. R., Stancliffe, R. J., & Shuttleworth, R. P. (2009). Penile hygiene: puberty, paraphimosis and personal care for men and boys with an intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: JIDR, 53(2), 106-14. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01133.x
  • Winges-Yanez, N. (2013). Why All the Talk About Sex? An Authoethnography Identifying the Troubling Discourse of Sexuality and Intellectual Disability. Sexuality and Disability, 32(1), 107-116. doi:10.1007/s11195-013-9331-7
  • Wolfe, P. S., & Ph, D. (1997). The Influence of Personal Values on Issues of Sexuality and Disability. Sexuality and Disability, 15(2), 69-90.
  • Yung, C. R. (2014). How to lie with rape statistics: America's hidden rape crisis. Iowa Law Review.

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