External resources

  • Handbook for Parents (written by a group of American parents, doctors and others involved in caring for kids with a DSD).
  • (You can find it here)

    Chapter two of this book focuses on talking to your child, and has some excellent examples of such conversations.

  • Disorders of Sex Development – a guide for parents and physicians, by Amy Wisniewski and colleagues
  • (Details on Amazon)

    This booklet is not really about talking to your child, but it explains sex development, individual conditions, etc. really well, using simple and easy language; useful to have, and can give a bit more confidence about answering difficult questions.