Pediatric & Youth Disclosure Materials

This series of booklets is designed to aid caregivers of children living with HIV in the step-by-step pediatric disclosure process. The booklets are available for download in color and black and white. Accompanying cue cards offer guidance for health care providers to use in introducing these booklets to caregivers. These booklets and resources are also available in French, Xhosa, and Portuguese.

Booklet 2: Knowing About Myself

Booklet 2: Knowing About Myself

Knowing about Myself is the second in a series of four booklets designed to help adults facilitate health-related discussions with children and adolescents. This booklet was written to be used with children from about 6 to 12 years of age, who can understand the information.

Booklet 3: Living a Life of Health

Booklet 3: Living a Life of Health

Living a Life of Health is the third in a series of four booklets designed to help adults facilitate health-related discussions with children and adolescents, in this case on the topic of HIV. This booklet was written to be used with children over 9 years of age. 

Teen Talk: A Guide for Positive Living

Teen Talk: A Guide for Positive Living

The sub-Saharan Africa edition of Teen Talk, a question and answer guide for HIV-positive adolescents, was adapted from the Botswana version, published in 2010 by the Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Centre of Excellence Teen Club Program, and the original version, which was published in the United States in 2004.

Teen Talk covers a variety of topics, including ARVs, adherence, friendship, nutrition, exercise, reproductive health, positive prevention, multiple concurrent partnerships, safe male circumcision, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, emotions, and disclosure.

Booklet 1: How to Keep Healthy

Booklet 1: How to Keep Healthy

How to Keep Healthy is the first in a series of four booklets designed to help adults facilitate health-related discussions with children and adolescents. It was written to be used with children from 2 to 6 years of age, an age when children may ask many questions about why they go to the clinic or why they have to take medicines.