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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).
  • Barnard-Brak, L., Schmidt, M., Chesnut, S., Wei, T., & Richman, D. (2014). Predictors of Access to Sex Education for Children With Intellectual Disabilities in Public Schools. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,52(2), 85-97. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-52.2.85
  • 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 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2006.00308.x/full
  • Benito, N., Fishbein, H. T., Hepburn, C., Higgins, K., Janicki, M. P., Johns, P., . . . Millican, T. (n.d.). Sexuality Across the Lifespan for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities. Lecture presented in Florida, Tallahassee.
  • 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
  • Browning, A., & Caulfield, L. (2011). The prevalence and treatment of people with Asperger's Syndrome in the criminal justice system. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 11(2), 165-180. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895811398455
  • Burns, J., & Davies, D. (2011). Same‐Sex Relationships and Women with Intellectual Disabilities. ... Research in Intellectual Disabilities, (2001), 351-360. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00609.x/full
  • 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.
  • Committee Opinion No. 498: Adult Manifestations of Childhood Sexual Abuse. (2011). Obstetrics & Gynecology,118(2, Part 1), 392-395. doi:10.1097/aog.0b013e31822c994d
  • Cook, J. (2000). Sexuality and people with psychiatric disabilities. Sexuality and Disability, 195-206. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1026469832339
  • Copen, C. E., Chandra, A., & Febo-Vazquez, I. (2016). Sexual Behavior, Sexual Attraction, and Sexual Orientation Among Adults Aged 18-44 in the United States: Data From the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth. National Health Statistics Reports,(88).
  • 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
  • Dinwoodie, R., Greenhill, B., & Cookson, A. (2016). 'Them Two Things are What Collide Together': Understanding the Sexual Identity Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People Labelled with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. doi:10.1111/jar.12252
  • Dotson, L. A., Stinson, J., & Christian, L. (2003). People Tell Me I Cant Have Sex. Women & Therapy,26(3-4), 195-209. doi:10.1300/j015v26n03_02
  • 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
  • Esmail, S., Darry, K., Walter, A., & Knupp, H. (2010). Attitudes and perceptions towards disability and sexuality. Disability and Rehabilitation,32(14), 1148-1155. doi:10.3109/09638280903419277
  • Fisher, M. H., Moskowitz, A. L., & Hodapp, R. M. (2013). Differences in social vulnerability among individuals with autism spectrum disorder, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders,7(8), 931-937. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2013.04.009
  • Frantz, B (2017). The importance of discussing sexual nuances. Impact, 30.1, (29-31) Retrieved from https://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/301/Sexual-Nuances/#Sexual-Nuances
  • Frantz, B. L., Carey, A. C., & Bryen, D. N. (2006). Accessibility of Pennsylvania's Victim Assistance Programs. Journal of Disability Policy Studies,16(4), 209-219. doi:10.1177/10442073060160040201
  • 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.
  • Gibbs, J. (2016). Meaning of Police Legitimacy Differs among Groups. Pennsylvania State Data Center.
  • Gomez, M. T. (2012). The S Words: Sexuality, Sensuality, Sexual Expression and People with Intellectual Disability. Sexuality and Disability,30(2), 237-245. doi:10.1007/s11195-011-9250-4
  • 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
  • Grove, L., Morrison-Beedy, D., Kirby, R., & Hess, J. (2018). The Birds, Bees, and Special Needs: Making Evidence-Based Sex Education Accessible for Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities. Sexuality and Disability,36(4), 313-329. doi:10.1007/s11195-018-9547-7
  • 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
  • Hall, M., & Hall, J. (n.d.). The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Counseling Implications. (19).
  • Haracopos, D., & Pedersen, L. (1992). Sexuality and Autism Danish Report. Retrieved from http://www.autismuk.com/?page_id=1293
  • 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 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11089727
  • Harmon, A. (2011). Navigating love and autism. New York Times. Retrieved from http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&btnG=Search&q=intitle:Navigating+Love+and+Autism#0
  • 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 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1005567030442
  • 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
  • Kourti, M., & Macleod, A. (2019). "I Dont Feel Like a Gender, I Feel Like Myself": Autistic Individuals Raised as Girls Exploring Gender Identity. Autism in Adulthood,1(1), 52-59. doi:10.1089/aut.2018.0001
  • 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
  • Leutar, Z., & Mihoković, M. (2007). Level of Knowledge about Sexuality of People with Mental Disabilities. Sexuality and Disability,25(3), 93-109. doi:10.1007/s11195-007-9046-8
  • Li, L., Ford, J., & Moore, D. (2000). an exploratory study of violence, substance abuse, disability, and gender. Social Behavior and Personality: An .... Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/sbp/sbp/2000/00000028/00000001/art00006
  • 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
  • Lunsky, Y. Frijters, J. Griffiths, M. Watson, S. Williston, S. (2007). Sexual knowledge and attitudes of men with intellectual disability who sexually offend, Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 32:2, 74-81, DOI: 10.1080/13668250701408004
  • 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 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2079646/IVF-fuels-rise-selective-terminations-100-babies-aborted-year-women-multiple-pregnancies.html
  • 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 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1010621705591
  • 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
  • Pownall, J. D., Jahoda, A., & Hastings, R. P. (2012). Sexuality and Sex Education of Adolescents with Intellectual Disability: Mothers Attitudes, Experiences, and Support Needs. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,50(2), 140-154. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-50.2.140
  • Roy, M. (2010). A case note follow-up of women with intellectual disability referred for sterilization. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 43-52. Retrieved from http://jid.sagepub.com/content/14/1/43.short
  • 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
  • Savage, M. N., & Bouck, E. C. (2017). Predictors of Risky Behavior and Offending for Adolescents With Mild Intellectual Disability. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,55(3), 154-166. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-55.3.154
  • 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 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jar.12017/full
  • Schaafsma, D., Kok, G., Stoffelen, J. M., & Curfs, L. M. (2014). Identifying Effective Methods for Teaching Sex Education to Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Sex Research,52(4), 412-432. doi:10.1080/00224499.2014.919373
  • Shapiro, J. (2018, January 08). The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About. Retrieved from https://www.npr.org/2018/01/08/570224090/the-sexual-assault-epidemic-no-one-talks-about
  • Smith, J. (2019, March 19). Inside the Fight for Developmentally Disabled People's Right to Sex. Retrieved from https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7xnad9/developmental-intellectual-disability-sex-education-consent
  • 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
  • Strand, R. W. (n.d.). The Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI). United States Army Military Police School.
  • 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
  • Turner, G. W., & Crane, B. (2016). Pleasure is paramount: Adults with intellectual disabilities discuss sensuality and intimacy. Sexualities,19(5-6), 677-697. doi:10.1177/1363460715620573
  • Vankoot, B. (2019, June 28). This Is What Sex Ed Looks Like Across the Country. Retrieved from https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/sex/a27663524/sex-edcuation-in-america-state-by-state-1559243998/
  • Wharton, S., Hames, A., & Milner, H. (2004). The accessibility of general NHS services for children with disabilities.
  • 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
  • Williams, S. (2019, May 13). What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability. Retrieved from https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmp4j4/what-you-need-to-know-about-consent-and-disability
  • 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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