Working Alongside People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

Sexual Assault Research and Resources

Davis, A, D., 2005; People with Intellectual Disabilities and Sexual Violence; The Arc, 
Eastgate, G., Scheemeyer, E., van Driel, M. L. & Lennox, N., 2012; Intellectual Disability, Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse Prevention - A study of family members and support workers, Australian Family Physician, Vol. 41, No. 3,
Enable Scotland, Unlocking sexual abuse and learning disabilities. Supporting adults with learning disabilities who have been sexually abused: A guide for family carers and support staff. Enable Scotland,
Heenan, M 2004, Just ‘keeping the peace’, A reluctance to respond to male partner sexual violence’; Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, Issues No. 1,
Murray, S & Powell, A 2008; Sexual assault and adults with a disability: enabling recognition, disclosure and a just response; Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, Issues No. 9,
Queensland Sexual Assault Network 2010, Limiting Choices: Critical Analysis of the Proposed ‘Hub’ Model – Addendum to ‘The Right to Choose’,
Kaufman, M. (2008). Clinical report: Care of the Adolescent Sexual Assault Victim. American Academy of Pediatrics (112)2. Pp 462-470.
Cooke, L. B. & Sinason, V., 1998, Abuse of People with Learning Disabilities and other Vulnerable Adults, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, vol. 4, pp. 119-125.
Sequieria, H & Hollins, S 2003, Clinical Effects of Sexual Abuse on People with Learning Disability: Critical Literature Review, British Journal of Psychiatry, 182, 13-19.