Almost everyone has the need or desire for sex. However, there are many reasons that some people may not have their sexual needs met. For example, people with disabilities may face many challenges and barriers when exploring their sexuality.
This can be very unfair, considering everyone should be able to openly and safely explore their sexual desires.
That’s why many people with disabilities look to escorts to satisfy their desires. If you’re working in the industry, it’s important to have a proper strategy on how you can meet the sexual needs of your clients.
- The challenges clients with disabilities face
- How escorts create a safe & inclusive environment for people with disabilities
- Different disabilities clients may have & how to satisfy their needs
- Communicating with clients with disabilities to understand their needs
- Legal & ethical considerations around working with disabled clients
- The takeaway
This article will discuss the common sexual needs of clients with disabilities. On top of that, we’ll discuss the different ways you can meet these needs and offer the best possible service.
So, let’s get into it.
The challenges clients with disabilities face
There are two major challenges that people with disabilities face when it comes to sexuality. The first, and probably most obvious, is the physical barrier to sex.
Most of the time, those with disabilities don’t have the same physical capabilities as non-disabled individuals. This makes it much harder for them to explore their sexuality. So, once people with disabilities meet someone that wants to have sex with them, it can be hard actually to perform the activity due to their physical disabilities.
On top of that, they have to face the societal stigma around people with disabilities. It’s really common for non-disabled people to discount persons with disabilities as viable sexual partners. This makes it much harder for those with disabilities to find sexual partners who can help them explore their sexuality.
Additionally, there’s a big emotional and mental barrier for people with disabilities. Because of the reasons above, it can be hard for these people to feel the need or desire to explore their sexuality. This is why escorts can play a huge role in making people with disabilities feel more comfortable exploring their sexual desires.
How escorts create a safe & inclusive environment for people with disabilities
The reason there are many individuals with disabilities that hire escorts for their services is that escorts are skilled at creating a safe and inclusive environment for their clients. When with an escort, clients don’t have to worry about dealing with the judgement and societal stigmas around exploring their sexuality.
When you’re with an escort, they will ensure you feel safe and comfortable in their company. They are skilled and trained to remain as open as possible when with clients. If you’re working in the industry and have an inquiry from a client with a disability, it’s very important to consider their disability when planning your encounter.
Aside from ensuring that they don’t judge their clients or make them feel uncomfortable for exploring their sexuality, escorts also make considerations and put in extra effort to accommodate their physical needs.
That way, it will be much easier for people to explore their sexuality, even if their disability limits their physical ability.
How to provide an effective and respectful service for clients
Working with clients with disabilities is about providing a respectful service while promoting sex positivity. Everyone is entitled to explore their sexual needs and desires. But because of the unique situation disabled individuals face, they may need to hire escorts to help them satisfy their needs.
As a sex worker, it’s important to be accommodating when accepting a disabled client. This is why communication is key to an enjoyable experience. So, try to talk with your client as much as possible so that it will be much easier to provide them with the service they need.
Different disabilities clients may have & how to satisfy their needs
Disabilities may look different for every person. For some people, their disabilities only provide them with a minor barrier to having sex. However, others need a highly specialised and tailored service when hiring an escort.
Here are some of the most common disabilities a client may have and how you can work to satisfy their needs:
It’s very common for amputees to go to escorts to satisfy their sexual needs and desires. When you live as an amputee, it can be hard to find sexual partners. On top of that, the type of amputation the person has can greatly affect their ability to have sexual relationships.
When you’re hired by a client that has amputated limbs, it’s important that you prioritise their comfort. However, it’s also important not to make a huge deal about their disability. That way, they don’t feel judged for their condition, and they feel comfortable entering the experience.
Additionally, you may have to put effort into setting the mood and tone for the experience. This is to help the client get whatever strong feelings they may have about the encounter.
Another common disability that clients may have is cerebral palsy. This can significantly limit their physical ability. However, it’s very possible to have a pleasant sexual experience for both parties.
This list of course isn’t extensive and you may come across clients with different disabilities. The key to creating a good experience is communication. So, talk to the client about what they want while setting the boundaries for what you can or can’t do. That way, you can create the best possible experience for that client.
Communicating with clients with disabilities to understand their needs
Communication is essential when accommodating clients with disabilities. This is one of the key skills you will need to develop if you’re an escort that accepts clients with disabilities. So, before the meet-up, have an open and comprehensive conversation about the patient’s condition and needs.
Clients with certain conditions will require different services than able-bodied clients. Sometimes, escorts cannot meet all their client’s needs, so setting the right expectations is important as soon as possible.
So, when meeting with clients with disabilities, make sure to have a conversation about their needs first and build your services around that.
Legal & ethical considerations around working with disabled clients
A recent rule change in the UK states that caretakers that aid clients looking for sex workers were not breaking the law. This is a positive change as it allows anyone with sexual needs and desires to find different ways to find satisfaction.
Another major concern is that disabled individuals may be more prone and vulnerable to abuse. This is a very valid concern and why it’s important for the sex work community to show that they can provide clients with a safe and respectful experience while helping them satisfy their sexual needs.
There may be times when you want to accept a client with a disability. There’s nothing wrong with this, and it can actually be a huge help to the person who may not be able to explore their sexuality the same way non-disabled people can. However, you have to consider their situation and plan how you can provide them with the best possible experience. That way, you don’t just gain a client, but you help someone satisfy sexual needs that they may not be able to satisfy themselves.