The autism-friendly guide to periods / Robyn Steward.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||KIDS NONFICTION WELLNESS HEALTH PUBERTY Steward (Text)||36626104225172||1st Floor Kids New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781785923241 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1785923242 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 94 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Publisher: London ; Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Part 1: The basics. What are periods? -- Period supplies -- Common period worries -- Part 2: Photos and step-by-step guides -- Part 3: A bit more detail. What happens in the body during a menstrual cycle? -- Autism-specific issues with periods.
Promoting the fact that everyone either has periods or knows someone who does, the book reduces the anxiety girls face in asking for help. It offers direct advice on what periods look and feel like and how to manage hygiene and pain. It also breaks up information using flaps and step-by-step photos of how to change pads and tampons, it discusses alternatives to tampons and pads, and gives information about possible sensory issues for people with autism.
|Target Audience Note:||
12-18 years old.
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