ERIC Number: ED036960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Puberty in the Girl Who is Retarded.
Designed to help mothers of mentally retarded girls deal with the problems and concerns of puberty, the booklet provides information on physical and emotional changes, menstruation, masturbation, heterosexual behavior, contraception, protection against sexual aggression, the possibilities of marriage, and additional sources of information. Instruction in menstrual hygiene is presented with diagrams illustrating correct methods of self care during menstruation. Simplified definitions of words for sexual organs and functions are listed. (RD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Contraception, Dating (Social), Ethical Instruction, Exceptional Child Education, Females, Hygiene, Marriage, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Parent Education, Puberty, Self Care Skills, Sex Education, Sexuality, Social Development
National Association for Retarded Children, 420 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY.