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In other words, do not try to tell them everything there is to know about puberty and sexuality all at once. For instance, if your special needs child is a girl, talk to her about menstruation. Begin with explaining what a pad is and what it is used for. Show her how it is used and how it should be disposed of. 2. Ask how much your child already knows.
Doug Goldberg, a blogger at Special Education Advisor, recommends asking what your child already knows as a starting point for discussion. In my son’s case, he still remembers when I was pregnant with his younger brother, so he already knew a little bit about anatomy and reproduction. It’s not easy to talk to any child about how our bodies change during puberty. But how can it be explained to a child with special needs who may or may not understand? This article provides tips and suggestions for parents on how to talk to their child about puberty.
Some teens with special needs may start puberty slightly earlier or later than their peers. First periods typically occur 2-3 years after the start of breast development, while enlargement of scrotum and testes is the first change boys experience. Emphasize to. As you talk about puberty, it is important to do it as calmly and as slowly as possible to give your child every chance to understand what you are discussing.
There is only so much you can discuss at once, so when you get the feeling your child has had enough, give him or her time to digest this information before you can schedule another talk. If your child has a speech disability, or is unable to understand you, you must find another way to communicate what puberty is all about. This can entail a variety of methods. A good book can help, or you may need to find a picture exchange system (PECS) or social story based specifically on puberty. Murphy offers the following tips for parents of special-needs children: Start early.
Don’t wait until your child is 14 and the hormones are already raging. Break it into steps. Say to your menstruating daughter, “This is how you clean yourself.” Find time to sit down and talk with your child. Read a picture book about body changes together. For example; talk with your child about private parts as soon as they are able to understand, and teach your child about puberty changes before they occur.
13. Talk About More Then Just Sex There is much more to healthy sexuality than just sexual intimacy. 6 Keys to Help You Teach Your Special Needs Daughter about Puberty. One of the more challenging aspects of raising a daughter with special needs is teaching her about puberty.
This year my 9 year old, Amelia, started showing the earliest signs of puberty. So with all this in mind, here are some things to consider about puberty, hygiene, and our children with special needs Puberty can begin anywhere between the ages of 10-14 in girls and 12-16 in boys. Puberty is the period of sexual maturation and the achievement of fertility and Hormones are a major player in what goes on in puberty.
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|from Oswaal CBSE Question Bank Chapterwise & Topicwise Class 11, Physical Education (For 2021 Exam)|
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|from The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book: Not-So-Silly Questions About Your Body|