Past Event

Positive Sexuality for Individuals with I/DD

October 20, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online Event

Full title: Co-creating Environments that Foster Positive Sexuality for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

Register on Zoom

Join us for a conversation with Dani Bowman (she/her) (cast member from Love on the Spectrum), and other incredible panelists focusing on positive sexuality models and resources for thriving relationships. This discussion will be centered on the experiences of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) diagnoses. We will discuss how individuals and their families, educators, and medical providers can work together to build thriving relationships.  

Learning Objectives

  • Panelists will define I/DD some of the barriers and strengths that individuals with I/DD diagnoses face when forming romantic and sexual relationships.  

  • Participants will learn best practices for working with patients with I/DD diagnoses  

  • Participants will be able to identify red flags for abuse when working with individuals with I/DD. 

Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require closed captioning, sign-language interpretation, or any other accommodation, please contact Disability Services at (212) 854-2388 or [email protected] at least 5 days in advance. 

Contact Information

Columbia Health Sexual Violence Response