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Sexual Self-Advocacy for People with Different Abilities
Description: People with developmental disabilities are often stereotyped as being non-sexual, overly sexual or sexually inappropriate, and may experience challenges in developing romantic and sexual relationships. This interactive workshop will challenge cultural stereotypes surrounding sexuality and disability by exploring a sex-positive model of sexuality and romantic relationships: participants will leave with a sexual self-advocacy tool to support their clients with disabilities in having a stronger voice in personal relationships and around sexuality in society at large.
Objective(s): At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: apply the concepts of the sexual self-advocacy tool to their work with clients and students with disabilities.