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The spectrum girl's survival guide : how to grow up awesome and autistic

Author: Siena Castellon; Rebecca Burgess; Temple Grandin
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This essential go-to guide gives you all the advice and tools you'll need to help you flourish and achieve what you want in life. From the answers to everyday questions such as 'Am I using appropriate body language?' and 'Did I say the wrong thing?', through to discussing the importance of understanding your emotions, looking after your physical and mental health and coping with anxiety and sensory overloads,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Electronic books
Juvenile works
Life skills guides
Informational works
Self-help publications
Life skills guides Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Castellon, Siena.
Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide : How to Grow up Awesome and Autistic.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2020
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siena Castellon; Rebecca Burgess; Temple Grandin
ISBN: 1787751848 9781787751842
OCLC Number: 1139892410
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: The invisible autistic girl --
Embracing who you are --
The importance of being yourself --
Managing your sensory sensitivities and sensory overloads --
Taking care of your body --
Understanding your emotions and looking after your mental health --
Finding your fashion style --
Socializing and making friends --
Crushes and dating --
Gender identity : androgyny, gender fluidity and transgender girls --
How to survive school --
Bullying --
Co-occurring conditions --
Navigating the perils of social media and the internet --
Celebrating neurodiversity.
Responsibility: Siena Castellon ; foreword by Temple Grandin ; illustrated by Rebecca Burgess.

Abstract:

This essential go-to guide gives you all the advice and tools you'll need to help you flourish and achieve what you want in life. From the answers to everyday questions such as 'Am I using appropriate body language?' and 'Did I say the wrong thing?', through to discussing the importance of understanding your emotions, looking after your physical and mental health and coping with anxiety and sensory overloads, award-winning neurodiversity campaigner Siena Castellon uses her own experiences to provide you with the skills to overcome any challenge. With practical tips on friendships, dating, body image, consent and appearance, as well as how to survive school and bullying, The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide gives you the power to embrace who you are, reminding you that even during the toughest of teen moments, you are never alone. -- Amazon.com.

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