Sexuality Resource Center for Parents: Tools, Tips, and Tricks for Teaching Children about Human Sexuality

The Specifics

(For Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities)

Information about Masturbation

Masturbation is common throughout life, both for men and women. Children masturbate from an early age, although the behavior usually increases during adolescence. Masturbation is a healthy thing for children and adults to do, but many people still feel guilty about masturbating. Read more.

Marriage, Long-Term Relationships, and Having Children

Good relationships and good parenting don’t just happen – they require a lot of work. Much of this work is the same for people both with and without developmental disabilities, but there are also unique aspects and challenges that only people with developmental disabilities face. Read more.

Internet Safety

Just what you needed... one more thing to worry about. Sure, you may realize that everything you read on the Internet isn't true or that everyone you encounter on the Internet isn't sincere and honest, but does your child know this? Read more.

The Differences between Love and Infatuation

The distinction is not just lost on youth. So many adults get this one wrong that we thought we’d better tell you the differences between love and infatuation before your child gets their first crush. Read more.

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