Books - About Puberty


The growing up guide for girls

What girls on the Autistic Spectrum need to know about puberty.

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The growing up book for boys

What boys on the Autistic Spectrum need to know about puberty.

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Special Girls' Business (Age: 8+)

(Topics: step by step guide on how to manage periods, including use and disposal of pads). Special Girls’ Business is a puberty resource written for girls with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and autism.

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Special Boys' Business (Age: 8+)

(Topics: changes at puberty, hints for parents/teachers/carers). Special Boys’ Business is a puberty resource written for boys with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and autism.

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Secret Girls' Business (Age: 8+)

(Topics: changes girls undergo at puberty, focus on periods). Secret Girls' Business uses simple text and colour illustrations. It includes notes for parents, teachers and carers.

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Secret Boys' Business (2nd Ed.)

A valuable puberty resource for boys, families, schools and community groups to explain the physical and emotional changes of puberty.

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Let's talk about the birds and the bees

Topics: How babies are made; gender differences, private body parts; sexual intercourse; love; puberty; what touching is ok/not ok.

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Girl Puberty: How to talk about puberty and sex with your tween girl

For parents/carers of girls aged 9-13 to help them talk to their daughters about puberty and sex. Explains what topics to cover and how to start conversations.

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Boy Puberty: How to talk about puberty and sex with your tween boy

For parents/carers of boys aged 9-13 to help them talk to their sons about puberty and sex. Tells you what topics to cover and gives ideas on how to start conversations.

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