Resources for Parents
iwannkanow.org: Iwannaknow is ASHA’s website designed for teens and young adults. The site offers comprehensive information on sexually transmitted infections and sexual health issues, from risk prevention to healthy relationships, geared toward a younger audience.
ashapublications.org offers a variety of materials of interest to individuals, including books, pamphlets, and novelty items. Our award-winning booklet, Be an Askable Parent, is a valued resource for parents wanting to establish and maintain open and honest communication with their child throughout all stages of his or her life.
KidsHealth.org: The award-winning KidsHealth comes from Nemours, one of the largest nonprofit organizations devoted to children’s health.
Answer: Answer is a national organization dedicated to providing and promoting comprehensive sexuality education to young people and the adults who teach them.
Advocates for Youth, Parents Sex Ed center: Information and resources to begin talking with your children about sex. Includes sections on Growth and Development, Getting Started: Helping Parents and Children Talk, Other Important Topics in Sex Education and Advice from Parenting Experts.
Tools for Parents from Planned Parenthood. Offers advice to parents on talking to kids about sex and sexuality, setting healthy boundaries, and parenting LGBT and questioning kids.
There’s no place like home . . . for sex education: From Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon, There’s no place like home offers advice for parents on talking about sexual health, with specific information tailored for ages 3-18.(Note: There’s No Place Like Home for Sex Education is currently being updated. The revised English version should be available in late December, 2014.)