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Human sexuality encompasses an individual's self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and social experiences relating to dating, marriage and the physical aspects of sex.
This section seeks to answer common questions about the important issue of sexuality and Down syndrome.
An interview with Leslie Walker-Hirsch, M.Ed., FAAMR, about the importance of a social/sexual education for individuals with Down syndrome. Starting at a young age, individuals with Down syndrome should be taught the meaning of and behaviors related to privacy and boundaries.