Helen Clarke's lived, parental and professional experiences give depth and breadth to this welcome addition to the literature around young autistic women. Her knowledge, insight and empathy scaffold and compliment the practical content. This book will undoubtedly contribute to our young women no longer being misunderstood but understood.
'Spectacular Girls' exudes autism positivity and is a call to action, emphasising the misunderstanding and inequality many autistic girls face in their daily lives. This book outlines what needs to change before autistic girls can live healthy, happy and fulfilled lives and addresses head-on tricky, but critically important, topics such as safety, exploitation, and mental health. Helen Clarke draws upon a wealth of personal and professional experience, making this an informed, accessible, and relevant read for family members and professionals alike.