The Disability and Inclusion team at Deakin University, including our own Associate Professor Patsie Frawley and Dr Amie O’Shea, are leading in research on sexuality rights for people with intellectual disability in Australia. They partnered with Dr Michael Gill from Syracuse University in the US and Paul Milner from the Donald Beasley Institute in New Zealand to present a Masterclass in Melbourne in March 2018. The Masterclass, titled ‘Sexuality and Intellectual Disability’ hosted an array of practitioners and academic from across Australia.
“It is important that sex and relationships can be discussed in a way what acknowledges the full experience for people with intellectual disabilities. We want sexuality in the lives of people with an intellectual disability to be understood from their perspective” – Associate Professor Patsie Frawley
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