Kristyn White and Natalya Mason

Biography: Kristyn White, BSRS, MSc Candidate (she/her) is a researcher,…


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Kristyn White, BSRS, MSc Candidate (she/her) is a researcher, facilitator, and advocate residing on Treaty Four Territory in Regina, Saskatchewan. She works as the Literacy Facilitator at Creative Options Regina/Inclusion Regina, holds a BSRS from the University of Regina, and is pursuing her MSc from the same institution. Kristyn’s research addresses the critical need for increased sexuality training and information within the caregiving/supporting field. Drawing from her own lived experiences as a frontline caregiver, she aims to create more inclusive and supportive environments for individuals with disabilities. Kristyn is passionate about providing sexual health and wellness education to those with disabilities. She believes everyone deserves the information needed to make more informed choices about their bodies and human rights. She has worked on several innovative research projects, the most recent being an exploration of sex positivity in an ableist society. Kristyn hopes to continue advancing the conversation around sex, disability, and equal access within Saskatchewan.

Natalya Mason, BSW, MA, RSW (she/her) is a sexual health educator and social worker who was born and raised in Saskatoon, SK. She is a Black first-generation Canadian, and a settler on Treaty Six Territory. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the U of S, a BSW from the U of R, and an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies. Natalya works at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine in the Division of Social Accountability. She is a lifelong member of the Girl Guides of Canada, and is dedicated to social justice and reproductive rights for women and girls. She spent eight years as the Education Coordinator at Saskatoon Sexual Health providing presentations to over 10,000 learners across Saskatchewan. She currently makes contributions to the field of sexual health as a consultant, having worked with numerous organizations like Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan, SIECCAN, and Durex. She is a queer feminist living in contradiction, committed to continuous learning and unlearning.


Presentation: Supporting the Sexuality and Well-being of Individuals with Disabilities

Join us for dynamic one-hour breakout sessions focused on supporting the sexuality and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities. Our expert speakers will share their personal and professional insights as they discuss balancing safety and autonomy. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of societal attitudes, barriers, and practical strategies for promoting inclusive sexual health education and healthcare.