Parent Resources Teenagers, Disabilities, and Sexual Health Information

Sex Education for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder:


Bibliograpy “Teens with Disabilities” Sexual Health Information:

1. Allen, John D. 2003. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People With Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group (Hardcover).Routledge.

2. Anderson, Orieda & Luert, Jeniffer. 2000. Doing What Comes Naturally? Dispelling Myths and Fallacies about Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities High Tide Press.


3. Brochures:

“Sex Education for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder”

“A Training Manual for Direct Care Staff”

“Social Skills & Sex Education – Self Care for the Developmentally Delayed Adult”

The Steege Corporation
5410 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 111
San Antonio, Texas 78229

4. Champagne, Marklyn & Walker-Hirsch, Leslie. 1993. Circles: Intimacy & Relationship Building. James Stanfield Publications.

5. Couwenhoven, Terri. 2007. by Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their    Bodies,   Boundaries, and Sexuality (Topics in Down Syndrome). Details Woodbine Press.

6. Enright, Rick. 1995. Caution: Do Not Open Until Puberty! An Introduction to Sexuality for Young Adults with Disabilities. Devinjer House


7. Fegan, Lydia & Rauch, Anne. 1995. Sexuality and People with Intellectual Disability. Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

8. Fenwick, Elizabeth & Walker, Ricard. 1994. HOW SEX WORKS – Everything you need to know about growing up, starting relationships and becoming sexually active. RD Press.

9. Henault, Isabelle. 2006. Asperger’s Syndrome And Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.


10. Kaufman, Miriam, MD. 1995. Easy For You To Say: Q & As For Teens Living With Chronic Illness or Disability. Firefly Books.


11. McKee, Lyn, Kempton, Winifred, & Stiggall-Muccigrosso, Lynne. 1997. An Easy Guide To Loving Carefully For Men and Women, Third Edition.  Winifred Kempton Associates, 1997

12. McKee, Lynn & Blacklige, Virginia, MD. An Easy Guide for Caring Parents: Sexuality and Socialization: A Book for Parents of People with Mental Handicaps. Planned Parenthood Shasta-Diablo.


13. Newport, Jerry, Newport, Mary & Bolick, Teresa. 2002. Autism – Asperger’s and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond. Future Horizons.

14. Schwier, Karin & Hinsburger, Dave. 2000. Sexuality:  Your Sons and Daughters with Intellectual Disabilities. Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

15. Siegel, Peggy, 1991. Changes in You: A Clearly Illustrated, Simply Worded Explanation of the Changes of Puberty for Boys.  Family Life Education Associates.

16. Siegel, Peggy. 1991. Changes in You: A Clearly Illustrated, Simply Worded Explanation of the Changes of Puberty for Girls. Family Life Education Associates.


17. Video:

Janet’s Got Her Period

Center for Social Health

1990,  James Stanfield (dated but haven’t seen anything newer)


18. Walker-Hirsch, Leslie. 2007. The facts of Life… and More: Sexuality and Intimacy for People With Intellectual Disabilities (Paperback). Paul Brooks Publishing Co.

19. Wrobel, Mary. 2003. Taking Care of Myself: A Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism (Paperback). Future Horizons. DSD website



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