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The Awesome Autistic Guide to Being Proud

Feeling Good About Who You Are
Welcome to the autistic community! We're very glad you're here! Sometimes it can be difficult to feel proud of who you are. Maybe you feel different from other people or struggle to fit in - there is no need to worry! Yenn, Tanya and a tiny meerkat called Min are here to help you discover how to feel proud to be you. From learning about the autistic community and who is a part of it, to finding like-minded friends and connecting with others, this book will give you everything you need to ask the question 'what does it mean to be me?' Learn alongside Min how the special things that make you YOU can also help find your own community. Discover your own strengths, boost your confidence, and learn how to start your journey as an awesome autistic person with the community by your side
Yenn Purkis is autistic and non-binary and has published a range of books with JKP since 2006. They actively speak at autism conferences and have increasingly spoken and written on the crossover between autism and LGBTQ+ identities and received the ACT Volunteer of the Year award for work in Autism advocacy Tanya Masterman is an autistic parent of an autistic teen and cowrote the The Awesome Autistic Go-To Guide with Yenn Purkis. She is Canberra Coordinator for Gifted 2E Support Australia (a national support group for families of twice-exceptional young people) and a former Events Coordinator for Yellow Ladybugs, an organisation that supports autistic girls and gender diverse young people.
A guide to help introduce autistic kids to the wider autistic community and take pride in their identity
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