puberty

Puberty can be an awkward time for any family, but for disabled young people it can be especially confusing. Contact a Family offers their advice for supporting your children as they grow up. 

Is sex and relationships education compulsory in schools? What is your child going to be told about puberty? When should you start raising the subject? And how?

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Brook's Richard Essery on how to deal with your child's developing sexuality, and the still-taboo topic of masturbation.