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, http://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2012/March/201203eastgate.pdf.
 
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, http://www.bava.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/enable_abusebooklet_handbook.pdf.
 
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, http://www.aifs.gov.au/acssa/pubs/issue/i1.html.
 
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, http://www.aifs.gov.au/acssa/pubs/issue/i9.html
 
Queensland Sexual Assault Network 2010, Limiting Choices: Critical Analysis of the Proposed ‘Hub’ Model – Addendum to ‘The Right to Choose’, http://www.communitydoor.org.au/sites/default/files/Limiting%20choices%20final%20pdf%20with%20covers.pdf
 
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.