A stately dance in triple measure, dating from the 17th century.
A square dance for four couples, dating from the 18th century.
The boy she was currently dating had not called her up for three days.The method chosen will depend on personal preference, ability to use the contraceptive effectively and possible side effects.Tubal ligation (permanent birth control through surgery) may also be performed without added risk for women with Down syndrome who are in stable medical condition.Human sexuality encompasses an individual’s self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and social experiences relating to dating, marriage and the physical aspects of sex.
Sex education, appropriate for the developmental level and intellectual attainment of individuals with Down syndrome, adds to life quality by engendering healthy sexuality, reducing the risk of sexual abuse, avoiding sexual misunderstandings, preventing disease transmission, preventing unwanted pregnancy and alleviating other problems related to sexual function.
To be effective, education must be individualized and understandable, focusing not only on the physical reproductive aspects, but with strong attention to decision-making, cultural norms, peer pressures, relationships, social skills and opportunities.