A close look at relationships
The nature of relationships, with whom we have them, how we respond to them and how strategies may be developed for coping with them.
The myths which can surround people who are mentally handicapped and their ability to enjoy and develop relationships.
Why people with a mental handicap are at risk of ‘missing out’ with regard to personal relationships.
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