Girls and Autism

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STLS 5Anxiety
Anxiety in classroomAnxiety and autism in the classroom  Sarah Hendrickx discusses the topic of anxiety and autism in education. 
Nhs anxietyNHS Coping with anxiety - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS ...
You need to knowYou Need To Know  UK-wide campaign launched in 2010 to make good mental health for children with autism a reality.  

Selective Mutism

STLS 5Selective Mutism

 Selective mutismSelective mutism is an anxiety-based disorder 
A reluctant speaking and selective mutism resources pack. 

Recommended Reading

STLS 5Recommended Reading

Asd and girlsASD and Girls - A guidebook for Teachers 
Aspergers and girlsAsperger's and Girls – 2006 by Tony Attwood  
Beating anxietyBeating Anxiety: What Young People on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know 
Can you see meCan You see me? By Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott 
This book offers an autobiographical insight into autism, masking and PDA. 
Exploring depressionExploring Depression, and Beating the Blues: A CBT Self-Help Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger’s Syndrome by Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett 
Girls and autismGirls and Autism 2019  Autistic girls’ experiences, helping professionals to recognise, understand, support and teach them.
Girl with curly hairThe Girl with the Curly Hair  
Selective mutismThe Selective Mutism Resource Manual: 2nd addition 2016 An up-to-date summary of literature and theory to deepen your understanding of selective mutism. 
The spectrum girlsThe Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic - 2020 by Siena Castellon
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