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The autism-friendly guide to periods

Author: Robyn Steward
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Promoting the fact that everyone either has periods or knows someone who does, the book reduces the anxiety girls face in asking for help. It offers direct advice on what periods look and feel like and how to manage hygiene and pain. It also breaks up information using flaps and step-by-step photos of how to change pads and tampons, it discusses alternatives to tampons and pads, and gives information about possible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Steward
ISBN: 9781785923241 1785923242
OCLC Number: 1048080367
Description: 94 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1: The basics --
Chapter 1: What are periods? --
Chapter 2: Period supplies --
Chapter 3: Common period worries --
Part 2: Photos and step-by-step guides --
Part 3: A bit more detail --
Chapter 4: What happens in the body during a menstrual cycle? --
Chapter 5: Autism-specific issues with periods.
Responsibility: Robyn Steward.

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Changes during puberty, such as the onset of periods, are challenging for girls on the autism spectrum. Written from experience by an autistic woman, this straightforward guide to periods helps the  Read more...

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In this fantastic, important and really useful book written by an autistic woman, Robyn explains periods in a kid-friendly, autism-friendly, human-being friendly way. Highly recommended! -- Read more...

 
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