How do adults with a learning disability experience gender?
Using Q Methodology to explore how adults with a learning disability experience gender, and how this contributes to the perception of gender roles.
Duration of Study in the UK
1 years, 2 months, 31 days
The aim and purpose of this research is to explore the way in which individuals with a learning disability understand, express and experience gender roles. Societal understanding has evolved over recent years, however, little is known about how individuals with a learning disability experience and understand this. The research aims to gather the views directly from individuals with a learning disability, as underrepresented voices within research. The research may contribute to a body of literature around gender and may pose questions for services offering support to individuals with a learning disability.
How do individuals with a learning disability experience gender roles? Investigating how gender is experienced, and how this may contribute to sense of identity and perception of gender roles.
West Midlands - Coventry & Warwickshire Research Ethics Committee
Date of REC Opinion
12 Aug 2022
Further Information Favourable Opinion