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A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being as Mutuality and Response

Molly C. Haslam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823239405
eISBN:
9780823239443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239405.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book asks, on behalf of individuals with profound intellectual disabilities, what it means to be human. That question has traditionally been answered with an emphasis on an intellectual ... More


Including Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Kim Fong Poon-McBrayer and Philip McBrayer

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter principally focuses on Confucianism. It starts by reviewing Confucius’ fundamental perspectives on education and disabilities, and their influence in China and other Chinese societies. ... More


Sexual Ableism Exposed

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The introduction provides examples of persons with disabilities and their respective sexual encounters. The issues discussed should provoke discussion about what we think about intellectual ... More


Questions of Consent: Rethinking Competence and Sexual Abuse

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The strength of this chapter lies in an examination of pity and competence as thoroughly unhelpful constructs that perceive individuals who experience sexual abuse as deserving of pity and unable to ... More


Screening Sexuality: Media Representations of Intellectual Disability

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Characters with intellectual disabilities largely act as metaphors to facilitate unification of heterosexual family units. A character often symbolizes constructs of love, devotion, and family to ... More


Conclusion

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter reviews the philosophical ideas that support people's relationships with each other as citizens. It presents the argument that there is a need to move beyond an inward-looking ... More


Facilitating bereavement support for people with intellectual disabilities in England

Sue Read

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores action research involving people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It will describe the author's journey of discovery from conducting research on people with ID to working ... More


Pleasure Principles: From Harm Reduction to Diversity in Sex Education

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Sex education materials are prescriptive (or normalizing) in their sanctioned approach of sexuality for people with intellectual disabilities, even though individuals express their sexuality in ways ... More


Introduction: exploring a good life

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces people with intellectual disabilities and the concept of ‘a good life’, which is the central theme of this book. The first section details the experiences of the authors in ... More


Reproductive Intrusions: The Fight against Forced Sterilization

Michael Gill

in Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816682973
eISBN:
9781452950679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816682973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter investigates a recent court case in Illinois where a young adult woman with an intellectual disability petitioned the court to stop an involuntary sterilization procedure. The court ... More


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