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The growing up guide for girls : what girls on the autism spectrum need to know! / Davida Hartman ; illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs.

By: Hartman, Davida
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2015Description: 68 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 9781849055741Subject(s): Teens | Resources for people on the spectrum | Books by parents | Puberty (female) | Autistic women and girls | Personal safety and abuse prevention | Self-esteem | Hygiene and grooming | Sex education | Romantic relationships and sexuality | Dating | FriendshipSummary: SEX EDUCATION & THE FACTS OF LIFE. "The Growing Up Guide for Girls is a one-stop guide for young girls on the autism spectrum explaining all they need to know about puberty and adolescence. The pre-teen and teenage years are a bumpy time when bodies change, emotions are high and peers are developing at different paces. Using simple, literal language and delightful colour illustrations this book explains the facts about body changes such as growing hair in new places, periods, wearing a bra and keeping spots away! It gives cool tips on what makes a real friend, what it means to have a crush on somebody, and how to stay safe online. Most importantly, it explains that every body is beautiful and unique and encourages young girls with autism to celebrate difference! Perfect preparation for the teenage years for girls aged 9-14.". Ages 9+ --
List(s) this item appears in: Autistic women & girls
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Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
08:01.b HART.b 2015 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 100206
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
08:01.b HART.b 2015 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 100296

SEX EDUCATION & THE FACTS OF LIFE. "The Growing Up Guide for Girls is a one-stop guide for young girls on the autism spectrum explaining all they need to know about puberty and adolescence. The pre-teen and teenage years are a bumpy time when bodies change, emotions are high and peers are developing at different paces. Using simple, literal language and delightful colour illustrations this book explains the facts about body changes such as growing hair in new places, periods, wearing a bra and keeping spots away! It gives cool tips on what makes a real friend, what it means to have a crush on somebody, and how to stay safe online. Most importantly, it explains that every body is beautiful and unique and encourages young girls with autism to celebrate difference! Perfect preparation for the teenage years for girls aged 9-14.". Ages 9+ --