Dating people with disabil
Penny Pepper, author of Desires, an erotica anthology about disabled people, sex and relationships, says: “Disabled people are fed an idea of being inferior, especially by modern media, which values and reinforces artificially created ideas of physical perfection.But this also pushes the ‘able-bods’ to feel inferior with less-than-perfect eye candy on their arms!Ministers seem to think that if the state just stopped showering disabled people with sweeties they’d get off their backsides and get jobs.Employ a few ex-military PT instructors as 'work coaches' at the Job Centre Plus, allow them to impose sanctions on the real lazybones, and it won’t be long before no one will need ESA!This ugly little policy, already the subject of considerable angst, has just been made the subject of a sharply critical report from the Work & Pensions select committee.
“A thousand things went through my mind,” he recalls.
Asperger syndrome is a term applied to a condition characterized by persistent impairment in social interactions and by repetitive behavior patterns and restricted interests.
Once generally regarded as a discrete disorder, it is categorized as a form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the The Autism Screening Checklist (see the image below) is helpful in identifying children with characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and in differentiating children with these disorders from children with schizophrenia and other psychoses.
(See Presentation.) In children with possible developmental issues, screening for a theory of mind (ie, determining whether these children have the ability to impute mental states to themselves and others) is an important process a clinician can use to identify some of the core behavioral symptoms of Asperger syndrome.
(See Presentation.) Individuals with Asperger syndrome have normal, or even superior, intelligence while demonstrating social insensitivity or even apparent indifference toward loved ones.