Special needs

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Secret girls' business

Book
Puberty
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty, menstruation.


Non-fiction


Uses simple text and colour illustrations to explain how to manage periods. It includes notes for parents, teachers and carers.


Age: 8+

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SHFPACT: Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
special needs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout the ACT. Includes schools education programs, training and workshops.

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SoSAFE!

Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
friendships
special needs

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.

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Special boys' business

Book
Puberty
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty. Autism, special needs.


Non-fiction


A puberty resource written for boys with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and Autism.


Age: 8+

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Special needs

Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
help seeking
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
friendships
special needs
stis and bbvs

The People 1st Programme (PIP) supports people with an intellectual disability in human relationships, protective education and sexuality, along with parents, carers and service providers. Services are available in the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA.

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Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex (newly updated!) - FREE

Book
Booklets and brochures
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
friendships
special needs

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.

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The growing up book for boys

Book
Puberty
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty, Autism.


Non-fiction


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.


Book review by Cath Hak 4min 2sec (external links)

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The growing up guide for girls

Book
Puberty
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty, special needs, Autism


Non-fiction


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.


Review of book by Cath Hak 4min 9sec (external link)

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Top tips from Talk soon. Talk often. - FREE

Booklets and brochures
Guidelines
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
friendships
special needs

Top 20 tips for talking to kids about relationships and sexuality and the top 10 reasons why we must talk soon and often. An A4 flyer that outlines the tips included in the Talk soon. Talk often book on page 10-11 and 76-77. 

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True (formerly Family Planning Queensland)

Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
stis and bbvs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.