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The Autistic Guide to Adventure Allie Mason

The Autistic Guide to Adventure By Allie Mason

The Autistic Guide to Adventure by Allie Mason

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An A-Z guide for children 8+ in how to navigate the world of sports and adventure as an autistic person. Learn bow active hobbies can develop your strengths and skills, how to accomodate your sensory needs, what you need to get started in a new hobby, and be inspired by some amazing autistic athletes along the way.

The Autistic Guide to Adventure Summary

The Autistic Guide to Adventure: Active Pursuits from Archery to Wild Swimming for Tweens and Teens by Allie Mason

It's time for a new generation of autistic adventurers!

Outdoor adventuring can be life changing - it makes you physically and mentally stronger, takes you to new places and introduces you to new friends, as well as being an exhilarating challenge - but it can be stressful when there are unexpected social and sensory challenges involved. Allie Mason, autistic adventurer extraordinaire, is here to help.

Join Allie as she introduces activities ranging from archery to stargazing, sailing to fossil hunting, snorkeling to nature-writing - and so much more. Each easily digestible factsheet comes with a short introduction, a summary of the sensory experiences involved, suggestions on approaching activities for when you're just getting started, as well as a handy budgeting system.

With personal anecdotes and interviews with awesome autistic athletes, this book will give you the support you need to take on the great outdoors.

The Autistic Guide to Adventure Reviews

What a fantastic book! Allie Mason has used her lived experience and zest for life to give autistic young people the information they need to get out and get involved in a wide range of active pursuits. The adventure starts here! -- Michael James, author of Forest School and Autism: A Practical Guide
Want to give an Autistic child, or a young adult, the gift of enchantment in a world that is inaccessible? This is the book they need - I just wish that this had been around when I was a child. -- Lydia Wilkins, journalist and author of The Autism Friendly Cookbook
While change and trying new things can be scary, Allie has a way of welcoming autistics to feel a little less anxious about getting out of their comfort zones. Allie guides readers through everything - lived experiences of autistic people who enjoy adventure and share their passions, sensory expectations, and ideas to get more involved. As a nervous adventurer, I found myself excited to learn more and explore new hobbies and ideas after reading. -- Haley Moss, author of The Young Autistic Adult's Independence Handbook

About Allie Mason

Allie Mason is an autistic advocate who is passionate about making sport and adventure more accessible to the neurodivergent community. As well as being an ambassador for Neuropool, an organisation that aims to support neurodivergent people in further education and in the workplace, she has close links with the sports charities Spautism and Love Rowing.

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The Autistic Guide to Adventure: Active Pursuits from Archery to Wild Swimming for Tweens and Teens by Allie Mason
Used - Very Good
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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