Puberty is hard for everyone to go through - all those hormornes playing havok!! How do we support our clients through their puberty journey? 

Some of the aspects of puberty aren't as "pretty" as others, there is acne, periods, body hair and body changes. There are some links below that may help you to support your families!

Some more information on Puberty is listed below.  


Secret Boys Business 

This puberty book includes information about the physical and emotional changes of puberty.  It will give boys a greater understanding and deeper knowledge about puberty and sexuality.  Information is presented in a sensitive but open manner.  This puberty resource has simple language and fun illustrations which boys will enjoy. Secret Boys' Business is a valuable puberty resource which can be used by boys, families, schools and community groups. It is a suitable puberty resource for use as class sets of sex education books in schools. Secret Boys' Business can be used as a disability puberty book for some boys and young men with special needs.

Secret Girls Business 

Secret Girl’s Business is a puberty book to help young girls understand the changes they go through at puberty. This puberty resource will enable girls and the important adults in their lives to make this transition with joy and pride. ‘Secret Girls’ Business®’ supports sexuality education. It aims to: Secret Girls' Business is a suitable puberty resource for use as class sets of sex education books in schools. This puberty education book provides accurate information in a colourful, child friendly format. Although this book is not specifically a disability puberty book, the simple text and illustrations make it appropriate for some girls and young women with special needs

Libra Girl 

This is a set of lession plans and activites to complete with boys and girls about what to expect during puberty! Take a look at the Libra Girl website for great information and ideas.

The Brave Program 

The BRAVE Program is an interactive, online program for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety. The programs are free, and provide ways for children and teenagers to better cope with their worries. There are also programs for parents.