Puberty – A Guide for Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Parents

Written by Health Sciences at La Trobe University Victoria, Australia, this resource (pdf) has been developed to provide parents, families, friends and caregivers information to assist teenagers with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to recognize and manage the emotional, physical and social issues that individuals will encounter during puberty. Each section is prefaced for the parent or caregiver with specific details on each area of change during puberty, how to use the resource and adapt it to each teenager’s specific needs and skill level. This is followed by information directed to the teenager including visuals schedules and descriptive stories. Download here.

La Trobe University
Audience: Adolescents/Teens, Parent