Journal article

Commentary on "gender disorders in learning disabilities - A systematic review"

D Thompson

Tizard Learning Disability Review | Published : 2014

Abstract

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the gender identity of people with learning disabilities as a precursor to considerations of gender dysphoria.Design/methodology/approach - Discussion supported by illustrations from the literature.Findings - There is limited research on gender identity for people with learning disabilities.Practical implications - There is an urgent need to look at how men with Klinefelter's syndrome and learning disabilities are supported in relation to common female sexual characteristics.Originality/value - This is personal perspective on gender and people with learning disabilities which may support work with people wh..

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