Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Date Published: 2006
This report discusses issues of puberty, contraception, psychosexual development, sexual abuse, and sexuality education specific to children and adolescents with disabilities and their families. Pediatricians, in the context of the medical home, are encouraged to discuss issues of sexuality on a regular basis, ensure the privacy of each child and adolescent, promote self-care and social independence among persons with disabilities, advocate for appropriate sexuality education, and provide ongoing education for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and their families.
Source: National Center for Cultural Competence
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs