resources for parents and caregivers

relationships and sexuality

Healthy WA: Talk soon. Talk often. A guide for parents talking to their kids about sex.

ABC News: How and when parents should talk to their kids about consent.

Planned Parenthood: Talking Sex, Puberty and Relationships: A resource for parents.

Department of Education Victoria: Talking sexual health. A parent’s guide.

Yarning quiet ways: Teaching kids to have strong, safe and healthy relationships.

Raising Children: Sexual development and teenagers with autism.

Planet Puberty: Supporting parents of young people with intellectual disability and autism navigate a new world.

SECCA: A range of unique resources to help people of all abilities learn and teach about relationships, sexuality,
health and rights.

Life Ed Conversations: How to talk to your kids about…sex. A 4-part series dedicated to sexual health for tweens and teens.

gender and sexuality

Families Like Mine: A guide for parents and families of young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse or who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

Headspace: A parents guide to their child’s sexuality.

pornography and online safety

The Carly Ryan Foundation: Online safety resources for parents.

eSafety Commissioner: Advice to parents and carers to help children have safe experiences online.

The Porn Conversation: Age appropriate guides for starting the porn conversation with you child/young person.

It’s Time We Talked: Tips to support you to talk about online pornography with your child/young person.

The Line: Pornography. How to have the conversation.

Keep It Real Online: Tools and advice about how to keep your young people safe online.

SBS: What parents need to know about ‘sending nudes’.

Classification Office: How to talk to young people about pornography.

Ngā Kākano: A whānau guide to talking with your tamariki about sex and sexuality.