"Never be ashamed of being different: it is this difference that makes you extraordinary and unique."
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.
"As an award-winning young autism advocate and mentor who happens to be autistic, dyslexic and dyspraxic (not to mention also having ADHD), who better to speak to peers about being different?... The book also discusses important and often confusing topics, such as masking, disclosure, self-harming, friendships, and bullying, When I was an isolated and lonely spectrum girl, oh how I sorely needed a voice to say 'You are not alone.'" — Kimberly Gerry Tucker, The Art of Autism
|Recommended Age||13 and up|
|Publication Date||Mar 19, 2020|
|Publisher||Jessica Kingsley Publishers|