This book explores what it feels like to be a young person on the autism spectrum and looks at all the brilliant things people on the autism spectrum can do.
It will help you understand yourself and celebrate the strength of understanding the world differently. It looks at all the reasons being you and thinking differently can be totally awesome! It also has tips for managing tricky situations such as meltdowns, sensory differences and anxiety. It includes fun activities and diary pages where you can write your thoughts and feelings will help you concentrate on your strengths and work on your challenges.
This book will help you develop the confidence to be who you are and help you live life with as little stress and anxiety as possible.
Yenn Purkis is an autistic and non-binary advocate, author and presenter. Yenn has given a presentation for TEDx Canberra and has been a frequent keynote presenter at autism and disability events for several years. Yenn has a number of awards, including the 2016 ACT Volunteer of the Year award. Tanya Masterman is Canberra Coordinator for Yellow Ladybugs, an organisation that supports autistic girls and women and for Gifted 2E Support Australia, a support group for gifted and twice exceptional young people. Tanya is autistic.
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