Unique in its approach, Ethical Dilemmas: Sexuality and Developmental Disability addresses the critical issues and questions and provides recommendations and suggestions through extensively documented research and expert consensus. Numerous case studies are used throughout to identiy the issues. The reader will have an opportunity to examine a range of topics such as sex education, consent to treatment, sexual abuse prevention, sexual offenses, policies and procedures, parenting, human rights, legal perspectives to consent, reporting sexual assault along with a concluding summary chapter written independently by a lawyer and bioethicist.
About the Editors:
Dorothy M. Griffiths, PhD, is a professor and the chairperson of the child and youth studies department at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, and the codirector of the International Dual Diagnosis Certificate Programme. She lives in St. Catharines, Ontario. Debbie Richards, CHMH, is an advisor for the sexuality program at the Welland District Association for Community Living in Welland, Ontario, where she also resides. Paul Fedoroff, MD, is codirector of the Sexual Behaviors Clinic Forensic Program at the Royal Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, where he also resides. Shelley Watson, MEd, is involved in sexual abuse prevention training for the Welland District Association for Community Living in Welland, Ontario, where she also resides.