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David Abbott and Joyce Howarth reveal the problems experienced by people with learning disabilities having same sex relationships
While the terms ‘gay’, ‘lesbian’ ‘and ‘bisexual’ might not be meaningful to some people with learning disabilities, they might experience feelings and emotions about, and desires for, a person of the same sex. Just like a non-disabled person, someone with a learning disability might feel confused and isolated about his or her sexual orientation, and need answers to a range of questions.
Learning Disability Practice. 6, 1, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp2003.02.6.1.14.c1504