Adolescence is difficult enough, but for teenagers and families with disabilities there can be greater challenges. Two teens, two parents, one adult and one expert offer their perspectives on living with a disability.[more...]
When the media reports that oral sex has become as casual as a handshake, how can I explain that a meaningful relationship takes time? This casual perception of sex undermines the ability to see the value of a serious relationship. [more...]
Typical adolescence involves developing a sense of identity, establishing relationships and gaining independence. Teens with disabilities may struggle to develop a sense of self that accepts these differences.[more...]
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