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Author Couwenhoven, Terri.
Title Teaching children with Down syndrome about their bodies, boundaries, and sexuality : a guide for parents and professionals / Terri Couwenhoven.
Published Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2007.
Book Cover

 Floor4  RJ506.D68 C68 2007    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 331 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series Special-needs collection
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-323) and index.
Contents Getting started -- Learning about the body: key information and ideas for teaching -- Teaching about privacy -- Touch and affection -- Teaching your child about the physical changes of puberty -- Masturbation -- Social and emotional development in adolescence -- Caring for the body during puberty -- Social skills for healthy relationships -- Friendships and dating -- Committed partnerships, marriage, and parenthood -- Exploitation prevention -- Sexuality education in schools -- You've postponed this 'til now.
Summary Provides parents and professionals with teaching materials and aids that will give them the background and confidence to speak comfortably with Down Syndrome children about their bodies, personal boundaries, privacy, puberty, sexuality, relationships, and abuse prevention.
Subject Down syndrome -- Patients -- Sexual behavior.
Sex instruction for children with mental disabilities.
ISBN 189062733X (pbk.)
9781890627331 (pbk.)
OCLC number 144772717