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6 Tips For Discussing Intimacy With Your Adolescent With Special Needs

Children with special needs are like everybody else—they have sexual feelings and needs. Unfortunately, their disabilities may also make them particularly vulnerable to predators and exploitation. Paradoxically, often a real problem for children with special needs is the reluctance of parents and teachers to discuss issues that arise concerning sex and relationships. Here are some tips from the experts and James Stanfield for talking about sex and relationships with your children, clients and students that can make "the discussion" easier.


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6 Tips For Discussing Intimacy With Your Adolescent With Special Needs