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How to Transform Your School into an LGBT+ Friendly Place: A Practical Guide for Nursery, Primary and Secondary Teachers

Barnes, Elly
LGBT+ inclusion is not part of standard teacher training or induction, which makes it difficult for schools to provide inclusive learning environments, and support for LGBT+ pupils. Drawing on a Ofsted and DFE recognised 'Best Practice Award Programme', this book provides everything you need to know to make your school an LGBT+ friendly place.

Ask First, Monkey!: A Playful Introduction to Consent and Boundaries

Bell, Juliet Clare
Illustrated storybook to teach children aged 3-6 about consent, and how important it is to respect people and their differing boundaries. It is equally suitable for use as a standalone story or as part of a structured lesson plan, and its engaging illustrations and fun story will keep children's attention over multiple readings.

Understanding 10-11-year-olds

Bergese, Rebecca
Understanding 10-11-Year-Olds introduces the challenges that face children as they start to make their transition from childhood into adolescence. Rebecca Bergese guides the reader through the broad range of emotional and social challenges experienced by children as they are encouraged to take on greater responsibility.

The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic

Castellon, Siena
The ultimate advice guide for autistic teenage girls, written by an award-winning autistic teen campaigner. With practical tips on friendships, dating, mental health, bullying and school life to help you overcome any challenge.

The Everyday Autism Handbook for Schools: 60+ Essential Guides for Staff

Droney, Claire
Cork-based primary teachers Claire Droney and Annelies Verbiest have written The Everyday Autism Handbook for Schools. The book is aimed at primary and special school staff, as well as trainee teachers in training colleges. Containing over 60 easy-to-read guides, it focuses on being easy-to-read, and jargon-free, with lots of simple theory and explanation, practical strategies and practical illustrative case-studies. Hopefully the kind of book that teachers would genuinely want to sit down with and dip in and out of over a cup of coffee. The definitive resource for busy teachers working with children with autism in mainstream and special schools. This easy-to-read guide sets out practical strategies, lesson plans, checklists and advice to tackle the common hurdles within a classroom environment and ensure that busy teachers can equip students to achieve their full potential.

We're All Mad Here: The No-Nonsense Guide to Living with Social Anxiety

Eastham, Claire
Claire Eastham, a twenty-something living in London and working in her dream job, has a seemingly perfect life - except for her social anxiety. Combining honest personal insights, humour and practical advice, this book explains what anxiety is, why it happens, and how to survive it.

Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

Elder, Jennifer
Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn.

Looking After Your Autistic Self: A Personalised Self-Care Approach to Managing Your Sensory and Emotional Well-Being

Garvey, Niamh
This is the go-to-guide to surviving and thriving as an autistic adult. Featuring customisable, stress-relieving strategies that are easy to implement into busy everyday life to create a calmer, happier you. Packed with lived-experience and professional tips and tricks, this guide works to help you truly look after your autistic self.

Trans Voices: Becoming Who You are

Henry, Declan
Personal, first-hand accounts from transgender and non-binary individuals and the diverse experiences and challenges they face before, during and after transition. This comprehensive introduction to trans issues details the social, physical and emotional struggles involved in becoming who you are.

The Sibling Survival Guide: Surefire Ways To Solve Conflicts, Reduce Rivalry, And Have More Fun With Your Brothers And Sisters

Huebner, Dawn, PhD
Why can't they just get along?! This indispensable guide from best-selling author Dawn Huebner helps 9-12-year olds manage feelings, resolve conflicts, and strengthen bonds with brothers and sisters. Warm, witty, practical and effective, this book will help children live in peace.

Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety

Huebner, Dawn, PhD
This easy to follow illustrated book from a best-selling author presents strategies for 9-13 year olds with anxiety. It teaches them about, and normalizes, their symptoms and provides a set of concrete steps to overcome them. The tried and tested techniques are based on the most up-to-date psychological treatments of anxiety, including CBT and ACT.