Rencontre InterAction CRIR-CRLLM – Linda Gauthier & France Rochon | May 2, 2023 : 2023 Workshop series – Sexuality in rehabilitation

When: 2 May 2023 12:00 to 2 May 2023 13:00

Where: Workshops presented online. Registration required to receive the Zoom link:

La série d’ateliers « Sexualité en réadaptation » est présentée dans le cadre de « Rencontre InterAction » dans le but d’un partage d’expérience en vue de nourrir
le développement des projets de recherches.

Academic affairs clinical research team oh the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre of the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal (CCOMTL) has joined forces with two CRIR Ph.D. students, Cassioppée Guay et Louis-Pierre Auger, to offer you a workshop series on sexuality in rehabilitation (DP-DI-TSA).


The workshops have the objectives to:

  • Sensitize clinicians about sexual experience and needs of people living with a disability;
  • Provide tools to address sexuality in rehabilitation;
  • Inform clinicians of existing resources and trainings.


May 2, 2023 – 12h00-13h00
  • The importance of addressing sexuality according to testimonials of France Rochon et Linda Gauthier.

Linda Gauthier is co-founder, president and spokesperson of RAPLIQ: Regroupement des activistes pour l’inclusion au Québec. This Quebec organization supports and accompanies people with disabilities (PWD) to defend and claim their rights. Linda participates in various committees and public consultations to promote PWD’s rights. She is interested in various systems of oppression in an intersectional approach, including racism, sexism and ableism.


France Rochon

France Rochon is administrator of the Coop ASSIST. This Quebec-based cooperative of consumers by and for people with disabilities aims to offer each member support for the management of their personal assistance services. Through her activism, France also created the Facebook group Sexploration et Handicap to offer people with disabilities a space for discussion on sexuality.




THURSDAY MAY 25 2023 – 12h00-13h00
  • Isabelle Wallach, Professor at the Department of Sexology, UQAM: Sexuality in palliative care
  • Louis-Pierre Auger, Occupational Therapist and Doctoral student in Occupational Therapy, University of Montreal: Sexuality and stroke
JUNE 2023
  • Cassiopée Guay, Occupational Therapist and doctoral student in Sexology, UQAM: Presentation of available resources and training to address sexuality in rehabilitation
  • MSPOT project: Addressing sexuality of youth with physical disabilities


Visit the page of the LLMRC Rehabilitation Knowledge Series

Registration here