Alex Cowan

Alex Cowan

Educator & Disability Consultant


Alex has a BSc Hons in Psychology and Education and has received special training in sexual medicine.

Alex Cowan is an educator, writer and performer, giving talks, presentations, workshops, and peer advice to promote a holistic understanding of disability and sexuality.  Alex encourages us to think beyond the prescriptive, disablist limitations by which we live, and recognize and celebrate the difference and humanity in everyone. Alex examines taboos and myths that surround disability and sex, and looks at some ways to break down these barriers. Alex is a wheelchair user with Multiple Sclerosis, she is married, she was the first wheelchair user in ‘The Alternative Miss World Contest’, and she has experienced skydiving.

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