Sexuality and intellectual disability: a masterclass

A masterclass to promote understanding of sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual disability.

It will showcase applied research and learning from leaders in the field alongside examples of best practice in service provision and support.

Presentations and Speakers:

Intellectual Disability, Reproductive Justice, and Sexual Ableism: Challenging assumptions about the appropriateness to be sexual

  • Dr Michael Gill. PhD, Associate Professor of Disability Studies, Syracuse University, New York.

“Mean as!”: Creating a space for the transformative possibilities of Pūrākau (story-telling) as an Indigenous / Emic methodologoical bricoleur

  • Paul Milner, Senior Researcher, Donald Beasley Institute, Dunedin New Zealand.

“One size does not fit all”: understanding and responding to sexual assault and violence in the lives of people with an intellectual disability. 

  • Dr Patsie Frawley, Associate Professor of Disability & Inclusion, Deakin University

Diverse sexual and gender identities 

  • Dr Amie O’Shea, Research Fellow, Deakin University

Applied Learning: Supporting sexuality for people with intellectual disability

  • Nathan Despott, Manager Policy & Projects, Inclusion Melbourne


Thu 28th Mar, 20199:30am - 4:30pmDeakin Downtown
727 Collins Street
#tower 2 level 12
Melbourne, VIC

Registration and RSVP

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Registration closed on Wed 20th Mar, 2019.

$100 – $320

Deakin University

Event type:
Workshop Seminar

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