Be Safe: What are Private Parts
These resources, part of the Be Safe resource collection, provide visual explanations of what is considered private parts on both males and females for adults and children. This resource is designed for parents/caregivers, professionals, or family members to use with individuals with autism to help explain the concept of 'private parts' as a way to help prevent sexual abuse and assault.
What Are Private Parts?
‘Private parts’ are parts of the body that are covered by a bathing suit.
For boys this means the penis and buttocks
For girls this means the breasts, vagina and buttocks
This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.