Helping parents of kids with intellectual disability and autism navigate a new world

We’re your guide in your child’s journey through puberty

Supporting your child’s independence – Michael’s story

Explore Planet Puberty – your gateway to answers

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11 Aug
  • Webinar
Changes to your child’s body during puberty means they will need to include new activities in their personal care and hygiene routines. Join us as we discuss tips and strategies for supporting your child to learn about new hygiene activities like using deodorant, washing their penis/vulva, showering regularly and shaving facial hair.
25 Aug
  • Webinar
Masturbation is a normal part of growing up, but sometimes it can be hard to talk about with your children. For parents and carers of children with disability there may also be concerns about their child learning about privacy and masturbation.
08 Sep
  • Webinar
It may seem like the teenage years and moodiness go hand-in-hand. When children start puberty, changes to hormones, relationships, identity and their body can cause their moods to be more changeable.