Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2014
Champions of change

4 & 5 August @ Melbourne & Olympic Park Convention Centre

Dr George Taleporos

Photo of Dr George Taleporos, Executive Officer, Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

Executive Officer, Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

Dr George Taleporos completed his PhD in psychology investigating disability and relationships and has expertise in disability reform and youth engagement. He has held managerial roles in advocacy and played a leadership role in the development of individualised and self-directed support. George has provided policy advice in a range of areas including DHS standards, capacity building through peer support, Individualised Support Packages and the implementation of the NDIS in Victoria. He is currently the manager of Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS), a lecturer in Disability and Health at Deakin University and a regular contributor to the ABC disability portal Ramp up.


Let’s talk about sex

Tuesday 5th August, 2014: 3:30am - 5:00am

Your accessible accommodation or mine? Get ready for a frank panel discussion about the ways people with a disability express their sexuality and needs within relationships. The covers are peeled back and the panel will look at challenges faced by people with a disability when asserting their right to a fulfilling life.