Disability

Sexuality éducation for people who are Blind or visually impaired

“Perhaps unwittingly, people on our society tend to maintain the view that individuals with any physical disability are asexual, childlike, and without the need for sexual health education.” (Murphy &Young, 2005) Despite those ableist beliefs, research shows that folks who are Blind or Visually impaired have the same ratio of consensual sexual activity than sighted ones, only a few years later (which seems to be linked to social isolation). And are at increased risk of experiencing sexual abuse. This is why it is fundamental for sexuality education to be delivered