Beating Anxiety : What Young People on the Autism Spectrum Need to Know.
By: Hartman, Davida.
Contributor(s): Brangan, Kate.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: 1 online resource (114 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781784503352.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Click to View
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Beating Anxiety - What Young People on theAutism Spectrum Need to Know, by Davida Hartman, Illustrated by Kate Brangan -- Introduction -- Anxiety and the Autism Spectrum -- 1. Anxiety -- 2. Anxiety and the Autism Spectrum -- Things you Can Do to Beat Anxiety -- Get to Know You -- Change What You Can -- Learn About Emotions (and Try Not to Avoid Them) -- Express Your Emotions -- Look After Your Body -- Learn How to Deep Breathe -- Face Your Fears -- Give Anxiety a Name and a Shape -- Talk Back to Anxiety -- Throw Away Anxiety -- Think Positive Thoughts -- Imagine Relaxing Pictures -- Put Your Worries to the Test -- Be Mindful -- Meditate -- Daily Relaxing Time -- Whole Body Relaxation -- Three Ways Your Hands and Arms Can Help You Relax -- Have a Signal -- Dealing with Sensory Overload -- Dealing with Panic Attacks -- Practise Being Grateful -- Extra Information for Adults -- Information for Parents and Professionals -- Recommended Reading and Resources for Parents and Professionals -- About the author -- Blank Page.
With beautiful illustrations, this practical guide clearly explains why young people on the spectrum feel anxious, before giving real-world advice on how to deal with and beat anxiety. It offers numerous strategies for overcoming anxiety and comes in a style designed specifically for young people with ASD.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.