Disability & Sexuality
The class talks about disability and society.
You have to watch a film called “Take a Look at This Heart” ( an hour and 38 minutes)
Then you are going to watch a lecture for 2 hours and 8 minutes.
and answer these questions:
1- Reflecting on the movie you watched “Take a Look at This Heart,” think about what was discussed over the semester and which concepts in the film correlated to the main concepts of this course.
2- The film, Take a Look at This Heart, represented one group of individuals with disabilities, and our speakers in class represented another group of people with disabilities. What two groups of individuals were represented between the film and the guest speakers? How did the content in the film differ from the content of the guest presentations? What was the main takeaway from the film, versus the main takeaway from the guest presenters in class?
3- According to our guest lecturer, Amy Machado, what concepts need to be specifically taught to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in order to facilitate access to healthy relationships in their lives?
4- Respond to our guest speaker, Amy Machado. What about her presentation resonated with you and your own experiences or perspectives? What did you learn from her? How is this information useful to you in the future?