Myths and misconceptions of the kind we have alluded to result in an unfortunate and damaging trade in tales that stereotype people with learning difficulties and restrict the public view of them. Along with these, the way in which people react to the sexuality of a person or group of people with learning difficulties will be influenced by personal experience, by religious and moral beliefs, by conceptions of disability and in particular of people with learning difficulties; it will also depend on their view of the place and importance of sexuality within human life.