Natalia Geldin is a sexuality educator, community organizer and social practice artist serving young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. She is the Founder and Director of SPARK, a social club for teens with autism in Los Angeles.
She has created and produced sexuality education workshops for teens and young adults with disabilities, including Dating, Intimacy and Relationships for Teens and Young Adults with Disabilities Conference in 2016 and 2018.
Her work has included running focus groups of autistic young adults, exploring topics of dating and sexuality for CalOptima and The Center for Autism and Neurological Disorders. In 2017, she gave a presentation on supporting autistic young adults' emerging sexuality at the Mexican Consulate's 2017 Fiesta Educativa Autism Conference.
In addition to her sexuality education work, Natalia regularly hosts community social events for teens with disabilities in collaboration with Foothill Autism Alliance, Autism Interaction Solutions and Mychal's Place. She is also the Founder and Director of SPACE, an adaptive arts series for autistic youth.
Natalia is the mother of a teenage daughter with autism. Together, they enjoy exploring SoCal’s beaches, mountains and deserts.