Sexual Health in Adolescence Clinical Nursing Manual
This guide aims to support nurses working in schools to provide primary health care for young people in secondary schools. Comprehensive guidance is offered on roles, responsibilities and actions. For teachers, it is useful to understand that the nurses support curriculum but the responsibility is that of teachers.
Sexuality and severe autism: a practical guide for parents caregivers and health educators
A 208 page paper back book on sexual health and sexuality. This book contains information on males and females, including public and private sexual behaviours, sexual abuse, physical changes and menstruation.
Sexuality: your sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities
A 232 page paperback book containing information to help parents interact with their children as they develop healthy sexuality and a sense of self.
So what is a vulva anyway?
This UK resource is aimed at educating young people about the vulva (the outside part of the female reproductive system that is often misnamed ‘vagina’). The booklet uses illustrations to normalise the wide range of ‘normal’ when it comes to the appearance of the vulva. It also details the changes which happen during puberty that are often not described.
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.
Special boys' business
Topics: puberty. Autism, special needs.
A puberty resource written for boys with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and Autism.
Special girls' business
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.
Taking care of your body during puberty video
2min 45sec video by AMAZE showing ways to take care of your body during puberty.
Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex
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.
Teaching sexual health.ca
Information and strategies for teachers, educators and parents educating children from birth to 18 years of age using the Alberta Education Human Sexuality curriculum based on the Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education.
The growing up book for boys
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.
The growing up guide for girls
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.
The new puberty: how to navigate early development in today's girls
Available as an eBook this guide for parents and educators on managing early puberty in girls. It includes information on emotional stressors, personal care and promoting health with practical strategies.
The Paper Bag Baby
Fiction. 240 page novel. Edward, the school wheeler-dealer with dreams of becoming a millionaire by the time he's twenty, who finds a baby wrapped in a paper bag in the park. Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. (12+ years)
The parents' guide to puberty
Information, question and answers, and resources for parents to help their children to thrive (not just survive) as they grow up.
Cath Hak's book review of The parents' guide to puberty (2min 4 sec) (external link)
The practical guide to love, sex and relationships
A teaching resource from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, exploring relationships, sexual consent, equity and sexual and reproductive health.
The puberty book (6th edition)
This 208 page chapter book for teenagers answers to questions often asked by teenagers in relation to puberty. It has also been updated to include information on social media, cyber-bullying, online safety and dieting trends.
The Puberty Book: A Guide for Children and Teenagers (4th Ed.)
A humorous guide for children and teenagers about the changes that happen at puberty.
The Relationships and Sexuality Education Project
The RSE Project provides a wide variety of professional development opportunities to anyone working in Western Australian schools. This includes two-day workshops, after-school seminars, webinars, symposiums and tertiary education units. We cover a broad range of topics, all related to relationships and sexuality education (RSE).
The sex education answer book
Age appropriate answers to all of the tough questions children ask parents about sex. Set out in ages 3 - 14.
Age: Parents and teachers of 3 to 14 year olds