Healthy sexuality is an important part of child and teen development. Talking openly about sexuality with children and youth helps them to understand their body, emotions and relationships and develop decision-making skills. These resources have been chosen to address ages and stages - younger children, puberty, adolescence and parenting.
- Sexuality and U
Sexuality and U is an initiative of The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to provide curate, credible and up-to-date information and education on sexual health.
- Calgary Sexual Health
Calgary Sexual Health provides information and programs for Albertans. There is a focus on three major areas, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Relationships and Healthy Communities.
- Alberta Health Services - Sexual and Reproductive Health
Find clinical services and learn more about comprehensive sexuality education programs provided in the community.
- My Health Alberta
Use the search function to find a variety of articles on sexual and reproductive health topics.
- Calgary Public Library Book Lists
- FCRC - Gender Identity Information Prescription
Information and resources about gender identity can be found on this page.
- Kids Help Phone
- Kids Health - Kids
- Youth law - age of consent
Find Canadian information regarding the age of consent for sexual activity here.
- Kids Help Phone
- Go Ask Alice
This Q&A style website from Columbia University answers sexual and reproductive questions from teens and young adults.
- Kids Health - Teens
- Safe Teens
Information tailored for teenagers about various sexual health topics are found on this site.
Scarleteen offers inclusive, comprehensive, and supportive information about sexuality and relationships for teens and young adults.
- Talking About Sexuality in Canadian Communities (TASCC)
TASCC provides information about sexual education and health promotion for parents and services providers of high risk youth and youth with disabilities.
- Teaching Sexual Health
This website for teacher and parents provides resources, lesson plans, videos, and more to teach children healthy attitudes about sexual health.
- Media Smarts
Media Smarts is a Canadian not-for-profit organization that has media literacy resources for parents and teachers to teach children at school, in the home, and the community. Topics such as gender representation, sexting, pornography,and sexual exploitation are addressed.
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Kids of all ages are bombarded with age-sensitive material wherever they turn; Roffman utilizes her experience as a sex educator to offer parents strategies to talk to their kid about sexuality.
Hickling and Noon provide parents with the information they need to talk to their children about sex at any age by addressing the physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual aspects of sexuality.
Vernacchio provides tools and insight for adults to talk to youth positively about sex and develop healthy values and safe habits.
Girls face a lot of pressure in today's society. This book helps parents and their young adult daughter navigate the complicated world of sexuality.
This frank and open guidebook has information for teens about many aspects of sex and sexuality.
Teens and young adults deal with many changes in their life. Corinna provides guidance and information in this non-judgmental guide.
For children ages 8 to 10, this inclusive comic book has information about bodies, gender, and sexuality.
Young children can learn about conception, gestation, and birth in this picture book that works for all family structures, ways of family creation, and parents' gender identity.
Based on the true story of two penguins from the Central Park Zoo, And Tango Makes Three is the story of two male penguins who hatch an egg together.
This material is designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.
For more information contact the Child Health Information Specialist at 403-955-7745 or firstname.lastname@example.org