PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
This workshop has been designed to assist respite/support workers and service providers support people with a disability to increase their understanding of sexuality, sexual health and relationships.
This workshop is FREE. Please RSVP at https://events.humanitix.com/sexualityanddisability or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals on the autism spectrum or those with intellectual disability develop the same as any of us when it comes to sexuality. However, their unique communication and learning styles can take what is already a complex concept and make it even more perplexing!
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.
THE WORKSHOP INCLUDES:
• What is Sexuality?
• What are the rights of people with a disability?
• Our attitude and values?
• Sex and the law
• How to talk about sexuality?
• Strategies for education
• What to do if someone discloses sexual assault?
Jodi Rodgers established Birds and Bees after 25 years of working within the education, disability and sexuality fields. Jodi is a qualified sexologist, counsellor and special education teacher. Jodi has worked within the education and community sectors in both Australia and internationally and has extensive experience working with people with intellectual disability and people on the spectrum. With her unique combination of qualifications and experience, Jodi has developed education and training programs that makes discussing and learning about sexuality and relationships, comfortable, relevant and fun.