Preschool children learn safe boundaries, how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” touches, and how to respond appropriately to unwanted touches. This book is a powerful book for enhancing self-esteem. Ages 3 and up.
Provides accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS. A great resource for kids, parents, teachers, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Offers young people the real information they need to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Informative and interesting.
This DVD shows self-care in menstruation for girls and young women with intellectual disabilities, mothers, families and carers. The 20-minute programme produced in the 1990s is shown twice with and without explanatory captions. In the video story, Louise learns about periods with her mother and her sister Janet. The emphasis is on self-care skills and personal… More Janet’s Got Her Period: Planning For Self-Care In Menstruation For Girls And You
Helps children understand about appropriate kinds of touching, shows children ways to ask for and receive loving touches. Finally, it teaches respect for one’s own and others bodies. Ages 5 and up.
Julie, who is eight or nine, talks about privacy and about saying “no” to touching that makes her uncomfortable. Ages 5 and up.
Filled with practical, insightful facts about the changes boys go through before and after puberty, My Changing Body is the ultimate know-your-body manual for boys. Included here is everything boys need to know about growth spurts, voice changes, body hair, and their reproductive systems, along with fascinating explanations for all those other mysterious physical and… More My Changing Body (Boy’s Edition)
Filled with practical, insightful facts about the changes girls go through before and after puberty, My Changing Body is the ultimate know-your-body manual for girls. Included here is everything girls need to know about their periods, breasts, and reproductive systems, along with fascinating explanations for all those other mysterious physical and emotional changes that accompany… More My Changing Body (Girl’s Edition)
This book provides realistic recommendations for parents and caregivers. Drawn from Wurteles decades of work on child sexual abuse. It explains that creepy-looking strangers aren’t the most likely molesters. Using information from predators that she interviewed, Wurtele spells out what behavior to watch for among friends, relatives, coaches, teachers and others who your children know.
A kit to help parents explain precocious puberty to their daughter. It includes a reassuring book for child, a “Terry Too Soon” doll, and a pamphlet of information for parents.
Peanut Goes for the Gold is a charming, funny, and heartfelt picture book that follows the adventures of Peanut, a gender nonbinary guinea pig who does everything with their own personal flare. Peanut just has their own unique way of doing things. Whether it’s cartwheeling during basketball practice or cutting their own hair, this little… More Peanut Goes for the Gold
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… More Puberty – A Guide for Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Parents
For preteens who are ready for basic but complete answers to these often perplexing questions, Sex and Babies: First Facts tells the fascinating story of sexuality and reproduction. And for parents, an afterword discusses the importance of sex education within the family and offers a wealth of advice on what to say and when to… More Sex and Babies: First Facts
Parents have a key role in making sure their child develops healthy sexuality, that sense of self and confidence that helps make us all well-adjusted and strong individuals. In this touching and lively book, you’ll learn how to interact with your children – no matter their age or ability – in a way that increases… More Sexuality – Your Sons And Daughters With Intellectual Disabilities
This refreshingly direct resource provides practical suggestions on issues related to sexuality and people with intellectual disabilities. Equips parents and caregivers with candid, accurate information about all aspects of sexual development.
This commonsense guide provides ways to launch conversations following some of the most common questions: What’s That Thing? I’m Going to Marry Mommy. Sex Is When You Kiss. I Don’t Want to Talk About It. It encourages parents to understand what children of particular ages and developmental levels are ready to know, what they should… More Talking to Your Kids About Sex From Toddlers to Preteens
Answers to all those questions girls can be too shy to ask…does chocolate cause pimples?… What do I do if the kids at school make fun of me?… Can I get a sexually transmitted disease from kissing? Having questions is a sing you are growing up and can take of yourself! Look to this guide… More Teen Survival Guide : Health Tips for On-the-go Girls
Unraveling the complexities of relationships and sexuality, this straight-talking guide will help you to navigate the associated social, emotional and physical issues. Expert advice and real life examples give you the knowledge to reflect on your own sexuality, provide you with information on different types of relationship, and gives you the confidence to decide which… More The Autism Spectrum Guide to Sexuality and Relationships: Understand Yourself and Make Choices that are Right for You
The complex world of sex and appropriate sexual behavior can be extremely challenging for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and, without guidance, many find themselves in vulnerable situations. This book examines how the ASD profile typically affects sexuality and how sexual development differs between the general population and those with ASD. Contains advice on… More The Autism Spectrum, Sexuality and the Law: What every parent and professional needs to know.
Written by autistic author Robyn Steward, this is a detailed guide for young people ages 9 to 16 on the basics of menstruation. Created in consultation with young people, an online survey and a group of medical professionals it offers direct advice on what periods look and feel like and how to manage hygiene and… More The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods
This book features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts. You’ll find answers to questions about your changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between. Ages 8 and up.