Puberty: bodies, boundaries and relationships

August 8, 2022

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (VIC)

Online (Workshop)

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This session is for parents and carers who are supporting young people with Down syndrome through the important life stage of puberty.


Date: Monday 8 August 2022

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (VIC)


This is an online event.

About the event

This is a free event for parents and carers of children and teens with Down syndrome.

Participants will gain knowledge about:

  • How to talk about the physical and emotional changes that occur in puberty
  • How to support your young person to navigate the important life stage of puberty
  • develop strategies in teaching and supporting the important concepts related to public and private behaviour

To Register

To register, please visit our online registration page:


Kardie Whelan

Kardie has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability), as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and has worked in a variety of disability settings, special schools and TAFEs. She has been at Sexual Health Victoria, (formerly known as FPV), for 15 years as a sexuality educator for people with cognitive disability of all ages. Kardie also provides professional learning to professionals and volunteers working in the disability sector and facilitates information sessions for parents and carers.

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