The Growing up Book for Boys (What Boys on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know) - Book
These volumes are great visual starting points for children on the spectrum or related conditions to learn about physical, sensory, social and emotional aspects of puberty.
Detailed information is presented in short sentences, with clear messages in a visually uncluttered way. Practical tips and euphanisms of speech are explained (e.g. voices breaking) and accompanied with related age-appropriate illustrations. Topics: hair, voice changes, bodies, anatomical changes, hygiene, clothes, skin, crushes, emotions, friendships, the internet, safety etc. There is also a section providing guidance for professionals.
Written by a Senior Educational Psychologist.
We have an equivalent book written specifically for girls in this series (56504).