Sexuality and Intellectual Disability: a masterclass

28 March 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Deakin Downtown

Join the School of Health and Social Development for a masterclass to promote understanding of sexuality and relationships in the lives of people with intellectual disability.

Event details

This event is at full capacity. Bookings are now closed.

The masterclass will showcase applied research and learning from leaders in the field alongside examples of best practice in service provision and support. On his first visit to Australia, keynote speaker Dr Michael Gill from Syracuse University, New York will speak about his book ‘Already Doing It: Intellectual disability and sexual agency’. Additional presentations will address topics including sexual abuse, sexual and gender diversity and working with indigenous populations.

Presenters will include:

  • Michael Gill. PhD, Associate Professor of Disability Studies, Syracuse University, New York.
  • Paul Milner, Senior Researcher, Donald Beasley Institute, Dunedin New Zealand.
  • Dr Patsie Frawley, Associate Professor of Disability & Inclusion, Deakin University
  • Dr Amie O’Shea, Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • Nathan Despott, Manager Policy & Projects, Inclusion Melbourne

Key information

Date and time

28 March 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm


Deakin Downtown
Tower 2, Level 12
727 Collins Street Melbourne