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Disability and sexuality

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Crisis and support helplines - NT.GOV.AU

Contact details for help with alcohol and drugs, children, young people, families, disability, sexual assault and mental health in the Northern Territory.

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Sexuality, relationships & teens with autism | Raising Children Network

Teens with autism spectrum disorder develop sexually just as other teens do. You can help your child understand sexual feelings and behave appropriately.

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Spina Bifida - Relationships and Sexuality | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Meeting new people and trying new things will create opportunity for you to meet someone special. Remember, the more independent you are the easier it will be to start and maintain a relationship.

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Sexuality Men Continence Foundation of Australia

How does incontinence affect sexuality? Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as men..

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Sexuality Women Continence Foundation of Australia

Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as women.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Talking sex with young people

Young people learn about sex, sexuality and relationships from lots of different sources. They need balanced and accurate information that helps them to make informed choices, rather than be pressured by others.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Children with a disability

Finding out your child has a disability can happen at birth, after an illness or accident or you may find out something is wrong as your child develops. You may feel grief at the loss of dreams for your childs future and worry about their quality of life.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Disability - brothers and sisters

When your child has a disability it affects everyone in the family including brothers and sisters (siblings). How brothers and sisters react to having a sibling with a disability can depend on the kind of disability, their age, the age of the child with the disability and how it's managed in the family. It will also depend on how parents support all the children in the family.

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Teen Health - Health Topics - Living with a disability

Having a disability means that a person is not able to do something that other people of their age and community can do because of something about their body. For example someone who has asthma may not be able to play a full game of basketball, or someone who has a vision problem cannot read the magazines that her friends are reading.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - RFFADA Website

RFFADA is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to ensuring those affected prenatally by alcohol have access to support.

Read more on rffada – Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association website

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