Puberty Resources for Girls and Young Women with Autism

Autism Resources

Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of articles to help you with Puberty in girls with Autism:

Asperger Syndrome and Preventing Rape – article by Dan Coulter

Autism Women’s Network – provides effective supports to Autistic women and girls of all ages through a sense of community, advocacy and resources

Changing a Pad – video modeling for females

Getting Your Period – several articles for girls from One Place for Special Needs

Girls, Puberty, and Asperger Syndrome – article by Dan Coulter

How do I prepare a girl with autism for menstruation? short article from the Autism Awareness Centre, Inc.

How to Have the Sex Talk with Your Child – video by Dr. Laura Berman, for any parent

The Independent Woman’s Handbook for Super Safe Living on the Autistic Spectrum, book by Robyn Steward

Managing Puberty, Social Challenges and (Almost) Everything: A Video Guide for Girls by Dan Coulter

Menstrual Cycle Social Stories – two social narratives from One Place for Special Needs

Proud of Me for girls – free downloadable workbook from Children’s Global Fund

Puberty – article by Melissa Dubie, M.S. of the Indiana Resource Center for Autism, including desensitizing girls to the sight of blood

Resources for and about girls and women on the autism spectrum

Teaching Girls about Menstruation  article from Homeschooling, Autism, and Stuff

When your Asperger’s Kid Won’t Shower – video and other resources from

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