Journal article

Exploring professionals' perceptions of the barriers and enablers to young people with physical disabilities accessing sexual and reproductive health services in Australia

Georgia Ride, Danielle C Newton

SEXUAL HEALTH | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background There is a lack of research on young people with physical disabilities' access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in Australia. Research has found that there are attitudinal, physical and communication barriers for people with disability, in general, accessing health services, including SRH services. This paper explores key informant perceptions of the barriers and enablers to young people with physical disabilities accessing SRH services in Australia. METHODS: This research used a qualitative approach and involved semi-structured interviews with key informants. Key informants were identified using purposive and snowball sampling, and included health professionals wo..

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