Search Resources (English): Developmental disabilities

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Sexuality education resource manual for support workers of people with developmental disabilities

Provides information, guidance, and resources for support workers on relationships; puberty; anatomy and function; sexual experiences; conception, pregnancy and options; labour and delivery; birth control; sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); and personal care.

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Published: 2000
Burden of poverty: no end in sight: poverty, unemployment and the decline in support and services among people with developmenta
Examines how people with developmental disabilities in British Columbia face barriers to services, employment and income. Provides recommendations to improve the BC Benefits program to meet the needs of those living on permanent disability (Disability II) in British Columbia. (See Details)
Published: 2001
New prenatal screening recommendations discriminatory
Discusses, with regards to new recommendations from the SOGC for pregnant women, how it is critical that value-neutral information convey not just the challenges of Down syndrome but also the richly rewarding lives possible for those with Down syndrome. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Successful aging of women with intellectual disabilities: the Toronto experience

Identifies some key issues in aging for older women with intellectual disabilities from the perspectives of the women themselves.

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Published: 2003
Taking action

Interview with Saskia Post, a mother who gave birth to a child with multiple deformities due to the chemical environment she was exposed to while working at English Plastics in Brampton Ontario. Saskia launched a law suit against her former employer. 

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Published: 1985