Special needs dating documentary

Sexuality is not only about attraction or about the act of sex itself.

Its about self esteem, gender and body awareness, as well as the formation of relationships.

One hundred and thirty five people with special needs live and work with 100 'co-workers' (and their children) in a remote and self-contained collection of farmhouses set in a rugged valley on the North York Moors.Make Me Normal meets four students at Spa School, one of Britain's largest state schools for autistic children.Filmed over several months, the teenagers reveal what it is like to grow up with a condition affecting more than 500,000 people in the UK.Truly Madly Deeply follows five months in the lives of three people looking for romance through Britain's most unusual dating agency – Stars in the Skies. Stars in the Skies was set up by and for adults with learning difficulties.Recent studies suggest that as many as one in four GP consultations are taken up by the 'worried well', or hypochondriacs as these people are often labelled.

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