Family Planning NSW are delivering a sexuality training and education course in Port Macquarie this month.
The workshop is made possible through a grant by the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation.
Mekita Vanderheyde from Family Planning NSW said the workshop was targeted at disability sector workers, teachers, parents and carers.
"We have a particular focus on people with intellectual disabilities because that group of people are really vulnerable and do not receive adequate sex education which is vital for life skills, health literacy, improved decision-making and self protection skills," she said.
"People living with a disability can have difficulty understanding social norms, boundaries and often have limited opportunities to learn from peers and others."
Ms Vanderheyde said the workshop is also necessary because there are many myths surrounding people with disabilities.
"Sexuality can be a difficult and sensitive topic for support workers, teachers, carers or family members to discuss with those they support," she said.
"Delivering sexuality education that is evidence-based, positive and relevant can equip people with the skills and confidence to have these conversations effectively," she said.
Ms Vanderheyde said she wants to "build the capacity" of people that work in the disability field particularly in regional areas where there is a lack of resources.
The workshop is free and is on February 25-26 in Port Macquarie. To find out more go to the Family Planning NSW website.
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