For Families and Carers : Sexual Health and Puberty

Health Series: Sexual healthAs well as changes in emotions and their body, most young people with Down’s syndrome will also begin to become interested in love and relationships.

This may feel a bit daunting, but it is a normal and a natural part of growing up. Many young people with Down’s syndrome want to start a relationship, but they may need some extra support. They will need to learn what relationships mean and how they can have a happy, safe relationship.

You can find more information in our Sexual Health booklet.

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