Sexual Health


The purpose of the Sexual Health special interest group is to connect people in the AUCD network to each other, and to resources about disability and sexuality.


News and Updates

Upcoming Events

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Report: UCEDD Network Survey on Sexual Health & Disability Efforts (Feb 2018)

Abstract from report: "A survey of UCEDDs was conducted to understand sexual health and disability efforts across the AUCD network. Sixty-four of the 67 UCEDDs (95.5%) responded to the survey. The data showed that 64.1% (n = 41) of the responding UCEDDs worked on sexual health and disability related topics, while 35.9% (n = 23) reported no effort. UCEDDs identified and discussed sexual health activities related to education, training, resource dissemination, and clinical services. Respondents identified the largest area of need was to build community education capacity to address this topic. As sexual health efforts continue to grow, the AUCD Sexual Health Special Interest Group will play an integral role to help build this capacity for the network."



The links below provide resources on a wide range of topics including dating, healthy relationships, sexual orientation, sexual health, and articles of interest for individuals with disabilities, parents, guardians, family members, professionals, and educators. 


List Contacts


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Lindsey C. Mullis, M.S.
Health & Wellness Director
Human Development Institute, Kentucky
[email protected]

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Lindsay Sauvé, MPH
Program and Evaluation Manager
OHSU University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
[email protected]