People with disabilities face a lot of challenges, not the least of which is the lack of good sexuality information and support. (Although The Ultimate Guide to Sex & Disability has lots of great info.) I just found out about a free group that’s starting up in Berkeley.
Here’s the info:
Sexuality and Disability Support Group
2nd Wednesday of the Month
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Sponsored by: Center for Independent Living
Ed Roberts Campus, Osher Room A & B
3075 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703
- Learn new skills and resources to expand your experience of sexual expression with your disability
- Transform your sexuality, boost self-confidence, and develop intimate loving relationships
- Feel the power of community with the support of your peers
- Open to people with all disabilities and sexual expressions
Faciliator: Rafe Eric Biggs, Ph.D. is the founder of Soma Evolution an organization committed to generating transformative change. He earned his doctorate in Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University and is a Master Somatic Coach from the Strozzi Institute. In 2004 Rafe had a life altering experience. While traveling on spiritual retreat in India, he fell from a building and broke his neck. In an instant, he became a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down. He has spent the last seven years learning how to take trauma and transform it into evolutionary growth. Rafe has been studying Tantra and other forms of sacred sexuality for over 12 years. His commitment is that people of all abilities develop intimate loving relationships and be fully self-expressed their sexuality. For more information please call 415-377-9098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.somaevolution.org
All CIL Meetings are conducted in wheelchair-accessible locations. Please do not wear scented products to this meeting. If you need accommodations such as Sign Language interpretation, assistive listening devices, printed matter in alternative format, please call 415-377-9098 or email email@example.com or www.somaevolution.org. We will try to accommodate all requests, but need at least 3 business days notice.