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Stakeholder Panel: Sexual Health for People with Disabilities as Sexual Violence Primary Prevention
June 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Research on sexual health across the lifespan for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities and the impact of education about sexual health and healthy relationships on community stakeholders.
Description: Sexual health and healthy relationships for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities are critical to end sexual violence and achieve health equity. Join this cross-sector stakeholder discussion to hear from researchers at the Center for Health Equity at Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, people with disabilities, disability justice advocates, a disability serving agency, care givers, and a sexual assault advocate who will discuss the current cultural moment and what it will take to advance sexual health equity for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Panelists will present current research meant to advance sexual health education and sexual self-advocacy among people with cognitive and developmental disabilities in Indiana. The cross-sector panel will discuss the implications, identify resources, and make recommendations for change.
· Describe the impact of risks and protections for sexual violence on people with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
· Identify current research that includes individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and focuses on sexual health education for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities.
· Locate sexual violence prevention resources for people with disabilities
Indiana Disability Justice commits to bring live captioning (CART) to each of our webinars. The presenters in this webinar will be speaking English and the PowerPoint slides align with ADA guidelines. Let us know if you need the slides ahead of time, or if you need the slides in larger print by emailing Cierra at email@example.com. If we have not listed your needs here, please email us so we can provide you the best experience.
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