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Emily Perl Kingsley

Emily Perl Kingsley Biography: Emily Perl Kingsley, winner of 16 Emmy Awards and a writer for SESAME STREET since 1970, is the mother of an adult with Down syndrome. She was instrumental in integrating children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities into the format of SESAME STREET. She is the author of “Welcome to Holland,” an essay that has been reprinted around the world. She has served as a member of the National Media Council on Disability, a group working to improve the ways in which people with disabilities are portrayed in the media. Recently, Ms. Kingsley was appointed to serve on the advisory board for a new partnership formed between SESAME STREET and the Special Olympics. She has also been appointed to the advisory board of the Anti-Defamation League Miller Early Childhood Initiative to combat prejudice and hate.

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  • The Facts of Life....and More

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-714-4

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    This thorough and highly readable guide gives social workers, teachers, and direct support professionals the comprehensive information they need to educate people with disabilities about sexuality and help them make the best possible choices across the lifespan. Going beyond "the facts of life," this book gives professionals examples of effective sexuality education techniques, vivid case studies, and candid interviews that show how real–life couples with disabilities handle the joys and challenges of their relationships.

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