30 Nov 2023

Parenting: New podcast aims to help keep disabled kids safe

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 30 November 2023
Emily Writes and the Courage Club logo

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A new podcast that's helping parents of disabled children navigate the tricky issues of sexuality, sex and sexual harm.

The Courage Club brings parents of medically disabled or neuro-divergent kids together with experts over five episodes, seeking to encourage conversations that might normally be taboo or down the pecking order in terms of things to worry about. It's designed as a resource to help keep disabled kids safe.

Kathryn is joined by Emily Writes, the Courage Club's host and mother to two high needs children.

Also with me is Kathryn McPhillips, from Help - an organisation that supports Aucklanders who have been sexually abused and is one of the podcast's partners.