Puberty resources for children and young people with SEND
Local offer pages:
Puberty in girls/young women with additional needs – Periods
Puberty in boys/young men with additional needs
Puberty, Anatomy and autonomy
SPACE, this group is for parents and carers of SEND children residing in Hertfordshire, but neighbouring counties (including Bedfordshire) can also attend webinars.
What's Happening to Ellie?: A book about puberty for girls and young women with autism and related conditions: 4 (Sexuality and Safety with Tom and Ellie)
Autism Friendly guide to periods
The Growing Up Guide for Girls: What Girls on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know!
Special Growing Girl: A guide to puberty for girls with special needs
What's Happening to Tom?: A book about puberty for boys and young men with autism and related conditions:
The Growing Up Book for Boys: What Boys on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know
Video Clips- BBC Bite Size (please check all 3 pages)
To help girls track their cycle apps such as Clue may help
Many send girls can struggle with traditional pads and tampons due to sensory difficulties.