When young people with intellectual disabilities and autism hit puberty : a parents' Q&A guide to health, sexuality and relationships / Freddy Jackson Brown and Sarah Brown ; foreword by Professor Richard Hastings
- Jackson Brown, Freddy
- London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- 192 pages ; 24 cm
- Machine generated contents note: 1.The Importance of Sex Education -- Sex education in the UK -- Child development, sexuality and disability -- Why is it difficult to talk about sex? -- 2.Why Read This Book? -- Sexual abuse and `thinking the unthinkable' -- Principles for keeping safe -- To talk or not to talk -- 3.Biology, Bodies and Growing Up with Intellectual Disabilities -- The biology of puberty -- Puberty for children with intellectual disabilities -- 4.Bodies -- 4.1.I'm worried about my child starting puberty. What can I do to help? -- 4.2.How do I help my child to keep clean and wash properly? -- 4.3.My child has a grown up body. Should I still be helping with intimate care? -- 4.4.Acne, spots and skincare: Helping my child look after their skin -- 4.5.My sons body odour is getting stronger. What should I do? -- 4.6.How do I help my child learn to use the toilet independently? -- 4.7.What should I do when my son has erections when I change his continence pad? -- 4.8.My daughter is growing pubic hair, what should I do? -- 4.9.My son is growing facial hair, what should I do? -- 4.10.How do I teach my daughter to use sanitary pads? -- 4.11.What should I do about wet dreams, soiled pyjamas and bedding? -- Resources -- 5.Behaviour -- 5.1.My son keeps talking about women's bodies. What can I do? -- 5.2.My son keeps trying to masturbate, but doesn't know how: What can I do? -- 5.3.My daughter keeps masturbating in public -- rubbing herself against things -- what can I do? -- 5.4.My child touches other people inappropriately, what can I do? -- 5.5.My son likes dressing up in women's clothes. What should I do? -- 5.6.My child wants to use pornography. What should I do? -- 5.7.My son thinks everyone on the Internet is his best friend. How do I keep him safe? -- 5.8.My son is sexually interested in feet/nappies/phones, etc. What should I do? -- 5.9.Sexting, nude selfies and social media: How do I keep my child safe? -- 5.10.What issues might my child have around body image and physical differences? -- Resources -- 6.Feelings -- 6.1.I'm worried my child is vulnerable to abuse. What can I do? -- 6.2.How do I help my child express their feelings? -- 6.3.My daughter seems very moody, what can I do? -- 6.4.Teenage emotional states -- childhood to adulthood -- what can I expect? -- 6.5.My child wants a girlfriend/boyfriend, but I'm worried they'll be rejected. How can I help? -- Resources -- 7.Relationships -- 7.1.How do I teach my child what makes a friend? -- 7.2.My daughter's got a boyfriend/girlfriend, what's going on? -- 7.3.Will my child ever be able to get married? -- 7.4.How much choice and control should I give my child? -- Resources -- 8.Young People, Sex and the Law -- 8.1.Will my son/daughter be legally allowed to have a sexual relationship at 16? -- 8.2.What happens if my child exposes themselves or masturbates in public? -- 8.3.Can I help my son/daughter access a disability sex worker? -- 8.4.How do I stop my child from accessing illegal sites or doing anything illegal online? -- 8.5.Can my daughter be given contraceptive advice without my knowledge? -- 9.Relationships and Sex Education -- An RSE programme for young people with intellectual disabilities.
- 9781849056489 (alk. paper)
184905648X (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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