So, I'm Autistic

An Introduction to Autism for Young Adults and Late Teens

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781839972263

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Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
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Sarah O'Brien
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PAPERBACK
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256

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PART I: Understanding Autism What does autistic mean?? Myths and stereotypes about autism? Strengths, differences and challenges that autistic people can have.? Do I need to tell people Im autistic? PART II: Thriving While Autistic Mental Health and the effect of friends, the environment and importance of support Autism and physical (ill) health Transitions, change and strategies for dealing with them? Friendships and relationships while autistic Home life Society? Support at school, college and university Moving on to employment PART III: Finding Out More Conclusions and further resources Things to listen to Things to read Glossary References


Sarah OBrien is an autistic advocate and academic. She has worked with many autistic young people supporting them to thrive in life, supporting them to live the lives that they want to in a world that isnt always accommodating. Throughout her career Sarah has worked with professionals across research, healthcare, policy and campaigning while utilising her lived experience of being autistic to shape positive change. She has had interview features in the Telegraph, BBC Radio and the Adulting Podcast


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