For Those With Disabilities, the End of Abuse Comes With the Start of Sex Ed
For some people with intellectual disabilities, sexual assault and abuse is a rather unknown, and untaught, entity. Curbing this, according to an article from NPR, starts with better education during Sex Ed classes. Michael Gill, a Professor in Syracuse’s School of Education, was quoted in this article.
“If people know what sexual assault is,” Gill said, “they become empowered in what is sexuality and what they want in sexuality.”