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Beating anxiety : what young people on the autism spectrum need to know / Davida Hartman, illustrated by Kate Brangan.

By: Hartman, Davida
Contributor(s): Brangan, Kate
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2017Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9781785920752 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Childhood | Teens | Resources for people on the spectrum | Self-help | Mental health | Anxiety | Emotional self-regulationSummary: "Many young people on the autism spectrum struggle with anxiety, but did you know there are lots of simple things you can do to tackle it? This illustrated book will help you to identify what makes you anxious, and contains heaps of activities to calm your body and mind, stop unhealthy anxiety building up and head off anxious feelings in the future. Did you know that giving your anxiety a silly name (like Dr. Dread!) will give you power over it? That pretending you are a jellyfish can make your body feel better? That writing your worries down and jumping on them as hard as you can will help to squash them? Ideal for children and young people aged 8 to 14, the ideas in this book will help you feel less stressed at home, at school and with friends, and give you healthy habits and coping techniques to last a lifetime."
List(s) this item appears in: Mental health self-help
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Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
03:04.b HART.b 2017 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 100460
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
03:04.b HART.b 2017 (Browse shelf) 3 Available 102480
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
03:04.b HART.b 2017 (Browse shelf) 4 Checked out 08/15/2022 102481

"Many young people on the autism spectrum struggle with anxiety, but did you know there are lots of simple things you can do to tackle it? This illustrated book will help you to identify what makes you anxious, and contains heaps of activities to calm your body and mind, stop unhealthy anxiety building up and head off anxious feelings in the future. Did you know that giving your anxiety a silly name (like Dr. Dread!) will give you power over it? That pretending you are a jellyfish can make your body feel better? That writing your worries down and jumping on them as hard as you can will help to squash them? Ideal for children and young people aged 8 to 14, the ideas in this book will help you feel less stressed at home, at school and with friends, and give you healthy habits and coping techniques to last a lifetime."