Certificate Program in Sexuality Education and Disability: Understanding Neurodiversity, Intellectual Disabilities, and Sexual Health

  • 24 Hours
  • $1495.00
  • Online - Hybrid

This course is offered in partnership with the Sex Ed Lecture Series. The Sex Ed Lecture Series has been providing online professional development in sex education since the start of the pandemic. It offers weekly live webinars every Wednesday and a repository of more than 150 recorded webinars.

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Course Description

This course explores sexuality, identities, sexual arousal, response, pleasure, and relationships for individuals with neurodiversities and intellectual disabilities. It examines attitudes and beliefs about sexuality and people with disabilities, and focuses on the benefits of sexuality education and the increased need for accessible knowledge in these populations.

The course covers working with parents and caregivers, and provides participants with the skills to develop their own materials for working with these populations. Participants will receive 12 hours of live and interactive lectures and discussions as well as 12 hours of pre-recorded content with the instructor and other participants.



4 Week Intensive Program

Complete your certification with 24 course hours


Hybrid Learning Format

12 hours of live and interactive lectures and 12 hours of pre-recorded content


Relevance In Today's World

Accessible knowledge for communities of individuals with neurodiversities and intellectual disabilities

Meet Your Instructor

Stephanie Mitelman, MA, CSE, CFLE, has been Part Time Faculty at Concordia University since 2005, in the Department of Applied Human Sciences. She teaches courses on human sexuality, diversity in human relations, and family life education.

Stephanie is a Member of the Order of Sexologists of Quebec, an AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator, and a Certified Family Life Educator with the National Council of Family Relations

Stephanie trains schools, boards, organizations, and therapists across North America on working with individuals with diverse needs, and has written and published several resources.

Stephanie also sees clients in her private practice, working with individuals with autism, on issues of gender, sexuality, safety and healthy relationships.