Adolescents with Special Needs: Clinical Challenges in Reproductive Health Care.

@article{Quint2016AdolescentsWS,
  title={Adolescents with Special Needs: Clinical Challenges in Reproductive Health Care.},
  author={Elisabeth H. Quint},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={2-6}
}
Adolescents with special needs have unique reproductive health care needs related to their physical and cognitive issues. This review discusses some of the most common concerns that are encountered in clinical practice, as the clinician will partner with the adolescent and her family to guide her through the pubertal transition and to help navigate the risks and rights of reproduction. Families often seek anticipatory guidance before menarche on menstrual hygiene, abuse risk and sexuality and… CONTINUE READING
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