Episode 2.3 Sexual Health for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities with Dr. Brooke Faught
We believe that every person has the right to exercise choices regarding sexual expression and social relationships.
In this episode, we're speaking with Brooke Faught, Clinical Director of The Women's Institute for Sexual Health - WISH, and board certified women's health nurse practitioner with specialty training in female sexual and pelvic floor medicine, urology, and vulvoscopy.
Listen along as we discuss the importance of helping families—and healthcare providers—to have healthy conversations about sex and sexuality with patients who have intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD).
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Brooke Faught, DNP, WHNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, IF
Dr. Faught is a board certified, women’s health nurse practitioner with specialty training in female sexual and pelvic floor medicine, urology, menopause management, and vulvoscopy. She earned her undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University, her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Vanderbilt University, where she studied social boundaries in young-adult females with Down Syndrome as a foundation for sexuality education.
In 2005, Dr. Faught developed and implemented the Women’s Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) as a division of Urology Associates in Nashville, Tennessee. She currently functions as the Director of WISH.
The Women's Institute for Sexual Health (WISH)
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