Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.
Making sense of sex: a forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's Syndrome
A paperback book for teenagers and young adults with Asperger's Syndrome who have questions about puberty, sex and relationships.
Topics: puberty, menstruation.
Uses simple text and colour illustrations to explain how to manage periods. It includes notes for parents, teachers and carers.
A digital resource suite by Family Planning NSW for parents and carers of children with intellectual disability and/or autism.
A simple yet sensitively written picture book that covers changes in bodies and appearance during puberty, good hygiene and other issues including protective behaviours and feelings for young women with special needs.
Guidelines for education and care settings on responding to problem sexual behaviours (3rd edition, 2019). Lists age appropriate behaviours, concerning behaviours and serious behaviours with steps schools can take to respond and protect children.
Safe4Kids provides training and resources in protective behaviours (child abuse prevention education). Services include: Teacher PD, student workshops, parent workshops.
SECCA is a non-profit organisation which supports people with disabilities, in their efforts to learn about human relationships, sexuality and sexual health across the lifespan. Offers education and training, counselling and consultancy services.
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout the ACT. Includes schools education programs, training and workshops.
A 272 page resource book for educators containing information on teaching practices, sex education and research in relation to children and adolescents with ASD.
Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) provides counselling and education for people with disability. Our counsellors and psychologists specialise in sexuality, relationships & protective education. We also offer education and support to parents, carers, community groups, school students, professionals, and anyone with an interest in disability and sexual health.
SoSAFE! uses a standardised framework of symbols, visual teaching tools and concepts to teach strategies for moving into intimate relationships in a safe and measured manner, and provides visual communication tools for reporting physical or sexual abuse. Provides teachers, trainers and counsellors with skills and simple visual tools to enhance the social, social-sexual and social safety training of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability.
Topics: puberty. Autism, special needs.
A puberty resource written for boys with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and Autism.
Topics: menstruation, puberty
A step by step guide on how to manage periods, including use and disposal of pads. A puberty resource written for girls with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and Autism.
A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality. Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens. First published 2011, updated in 2019.
This 176 page paperback book provides information for girls and women on the spectrum on dating, social interactions between men and women, and sexual conduct and relationships.
Topics: puberty, Autism.
What boys on the Autistic Spectrum need to know about puberty. Covers topics: changes during puberty, shaving, erections, wet dreams, crushes, friendships, internet safety, body safety, emotions.
Ages: Parents and teachers.
Topics: puberty, special needs, Autism
What girls on the Autistic Spectrum need to know about puberty. Covers changes during puberty, menstruation, emotions, crushes, appropriate behaviours, friends, staying safe online.
Age: Parents and teachers.
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.
This report presents an overview of findings from Youth’12, the third national health and wellbeing survey of secondary school students in New Zealand. The information presented in this report was provided by 8,500 students who took part in the survey. The report also includes findings from the 2001 and 2007 national surveys to identify trends over time.