Sexuality & Relationships for Adults with Intellectual Disability - Aimed at parents, support and service providers FULL

About the Workshop

This two part workshop series delivered by Laura Hogan and Emma Doukakis will provide an introduction to issues surrounding the support of adults with an intellectual disability as they explore their own relationships and sexuality.  Presented via 2 x 3 hour interactive video conferences over Google Meet, Laura and Emma will dive into the issues surrounding:

-  Values

-  Duty of Care, Consent and Supported Decision Making

-  Social skills, relationships, and sexuality from a human rights perspective  

-  Providing sex education

-  Supports under the NDIS

-  Resources

This workshop is limited to 12 registrations to provide the opportunity for participants to engage deeply with the content and explore where to from here for their service, practice and the people they support. Group discounts are available on request - contact for further information.

Date & Time

May 5, 2022 10:00 AM

Apr 28, 2022 10:00 AM

The dates are yet to be confirmed for this workshop


The cost of this workshop will be:

$450 per person


Emma Doukakis has a background in law and advocacy, with many years of experience in the disability sector including research, training, education, advocacy, and project management.  Emma has co-facilitated workshops for service providers and practitioner in the area of sexuality and relationship, across Australia and South-East Asia.

Emma is Project Coordinator, I-CAN CoS Project with the Centre for Disability Studies

Laura Hogan is an Occupational Therapist with many years of experience working with people with disability across the lifespan. Laura has extensive experience in providing

-        sexuality and sexual health education and counselling to people with intellectual disability

-        training to disability sector organisations and workers to address issues surrounding sexuality at a policy and practice level.

Laura is Clinical Lead with the Centre for Disability Studies.


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