The Spectrum Girl's Survival Toolkit by AAPC Publishing
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A companion to the bestseller The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide, this essential toolkit workbook for teen autistic girls gives you the coping strategies needed to overcome the challenges that may be holding you back. Using clinically proven techniques like mindfulness, acceptance, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), autistic teenager Siena Castellon shares her experiences, strategies, and tools to help you thrive at home, at school, and beyond. This friendly workbook is filled with autism-focused practical advice and interactive exercises on managing social anxiety, sensory overloads, making and maintaining friendships, and much more. In this fun and engaging 275-page, full-color workbook, you'll find:
- More than 100 different exercises and activities – You'll learn how to succeed in school, reframe negative thoughts, safeguard your mental health, and practice self-care.
- How to tap into the power of your character strengths to become the best version of yourself – You'll be encouraged to take charge of your life by building your confidence, recognizing your many strengths, thinking more positively, and investing in your future, and much more!
Throughout this relatable book, Siena shares her struggles and victories of being autistic to remind you that you are not alone and that you're awesome and autistic.
“Siena’s Spectrum Girls’ Survival Toolkit is a great contribution to the autism community. Much of this book can be utilized by mental health providers as they work with adolescents on the spectrum. The engaging nature of this work will help many providers to develop alliance with their patients.”
~ Dr. Lawrence Fung, Director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project at Stanford University.
"I wish I’d had The Spectrum Girl’s Survival Toolkit when I was a teenager navigating the neurodiverse world. Packed with wisdom, practical tips, and easy-to-follow guides to self-discovery and self-empowerment, Siena’s toolkit creates a much-needed space for individuals on the autism spectrum to embrace their selfhood and uniqueness. With multitudes of insights and activities—from managing anxiety to fostering friendship—this toolkit hits the mark in serving as a companion on the oftentimes arduous journey to adulthood. An essential read for our Autistic youth, educators, vocational counselors, life coaches, and those in the mental health field seeking to provide guidance and encouragement."
~ Samantha Craft, International Trainer, DEI Manager, Author of Everyday Aspergers and Contributing Author to Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism
"The Spectrum Girl's Survival Toolkit is such a valuable resource for autistic girls of all ages looking to better understand themselves and how they experience the world! It is welcoming, judgment-free, and Siena guides you through surviving and thriving with grace, kindness, friendship, and vulnerability. It is a must-have resource for any autistic girl to realize she isn't as alone as she may feel she is. "
~ Haley Moss