University of Minnesota
Community Awareness Course: Sexuality and Disability
University of Minnesota

Community Awareness Course: Sexuality and Disability

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Michael W. Ross

Instructor: Michael W. Ross

4.3

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There are 6 modules in this course

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1 video

Human sexuality is an important part of human adult relationships, and is regarded as a right for all adults to express themselves. Understanding human sexuality from the perspective of people with disabilities or who are differently abled is important, as this is an area frequently missing from discussion of human sexuality.

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1 video

Disability or different ability is an area not often included in sexuality discussion. This section introduces the conversation about the importance of sexuality in people who are differently abled, and some of the barriers and facilitators that need to be considered in this discussion.

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1 video

Arthritis is a condition which can be painful and where this pain reduces some possibilities for some sexual activities. This section provides some possibilities for having sex while minimizing pain, through different positions and activities.

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1 video

Cerebral palsy may encompass a wide range of restrictions of movement, and this section addresses these, along with considering sexual activities that may be easier for people with some of these movement limitations.

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1 video

Small stature (sometimes called dwarfism) has a number of myths associated with it and relating to sexuality. This section reviews many of these, and sexual considerations that little people may find issues to fulfilling sexual activity.

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1 video

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Michael W. Ross
University of Minnesota
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